Jharbandha is a Block situated in Bargarh district in Odisha. Positioned in rural part of Odisha, it is one of the 12 blocks of Bargarh district. According to the government register, the block code of Jharbandha is 1. The block has 83 villages and there are total 18876 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Jharbandha's population is 78318. Out of this, 38670 are males while the females count 39648 here. This block has 10029 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5100 are boys and 4929 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jharbandha block is 57%. 45246 out of total 78318 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 67% as 26002 males out of total 38670 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 48% as 19244 out of total 39648 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Jharbandha block is 42%. Here 33072 out of total 78318 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 32% as 12668 males out of total 38670 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 51% and 20404 out of total 39648 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Jharbandha block is 42179 yet 36139 are non-working. And out of 42179 employed person 11115 individuals are totally reliant on agriculture.