Ratu is a Block located in Ranchi district in Jharkhand. Situated in urban region of Jharkhand, it is one among the 18 blocks of Ranchi district. According to the administration records, the block code of Ratu is 197. The block has 38 villages and there are total 14418 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ratu's population is 76565. Out of this, 38785 are males whereas the females count 37780 here. This block has 10935 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5586 are boys and 5349 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ratu block is 62%. 47911 out of total 76565 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 69% as 27129 males out of total 38785 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 55% as 20782 out of total 37780 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Ratu block is 37%. Here 28654 out of total 76565 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 11656 males out of total 38785 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 44% and 16998 out of total 37780 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Ratu block is 28951 however 47614 are un-employed. And out of 28951 employed individual 9250 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.