Barhu is a village located in Kanke Block of Ranchi district in Jharkhand. Located in rural part of Ranchi district of Jharkhand, it is one among the 103 villages of Kanke Block of Ranchi district. As per the government register, the village number of Barhu is 99373486. The village has 671 families.
According to Census 2011, Barhu's population is 3529. Out of this, 1800 are males whereas the females count 1729 here. This village has 548 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 291 are boys and 257 are girls.
Literacy rate in Barhu village is 56%. 2010 out of total 3529 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 66% as 1193 males out of total 1800 are educated however female literacy rate is 47% as 817 out of total 1729 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Barhu village is 43%. Here 1519 out of total 3529 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 33% as 607 males out of total 1800 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 52% and 912 out of total 1729 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied person of Barhu village is 1089 yet 2440 are un-employed. And out of 1089 working person 95 persons are entirely dependent on cultivation.