Jaldega is a Block placed in Simdega district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 10 blocks of Simdega district. As per the administration register, the block number of Jaldega is 231. The block has 60 villages and there are total 12389 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Jaldega's population is 64286. Out of this, 32167 are males while the females count 32119 here. This block has 10540 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 5296 are boys and 5244 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Jaldega block is 54%. 34875 out of total 64286 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 61% as 19806 males out of total 32167 are literate however female literacy rate is 46% as 15069 out of total 32119 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Jaldega block is 45%. Here 29411 out of total 64286 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 38% as 12361 males out of total 32167 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 53% and 17050 out of total 32119 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Jaldega block is 29833 however 34453 are un-employed. And out of 29833 working individual 12410 peoples are completely reliant on cultivation.