Kersai is a Block positioned in Simdega district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural part of Jharkhand, it is one among the 10 blocks of Simdega district. As per the government records, the block code of Kersai is 227. The block has 21 villages and there are total 7580 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kersai's population is 39218. Out of this, 19582 are males while the females count 19636 here. This block has 6185 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 3127 are boys and 3058 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Kersai block is 57%. 22397 out of total 39218 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 63% as 12350 males out of total 19582 are educated however female literacy ratio is 51% as 10047 out of total 19636 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Kersai block is 42%. Here 16821 out of total 39218 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 36% as 7232 males out of total 19582 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 48% and 9589 out of total 19636 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Kersai block is 18012 still 21206 are un-employed. And out of 18012 employed person 6649 individuals are totally reliant on cultivation.