Giridih is one of 24 districts located in eastern Indian state Jharkhand. There are total 13 blocks which comes under Giridih district, and there are total 2749 villages and 11 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Giridih district is 349 and number of houses in this district is 376781.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 2330941. Out of total 2330941, male population count is 1198132, where as female population count is 1132809 in Giridih.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 444468 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 444468 children 228786 are boys and 215682 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Giridih district is 50%. 1169825 out of total 2330941 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 61% and 737616 males are literate out of total 1198132 male population, where as female literacy rate is 61% and 432209 out of total 1132809 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Giridih district is 49%. 1161116 out of total 2330941 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 38% and 460516 males are illiterate out of total 1198132 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 61% and 700600 out of total 1132809 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Giridih district is 1004231 and non-working population is 1326710 and out of 1004231 working population 134568 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.