Silwai is a village located in Namkum Block of Ranchi district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural area of Ranchi district of Jharkhand, it is one among the 97 villages of Namkum Block of Ranchi district. According to the government register, the village code of Silwai is 99373961. The village has 987 houses.
According to Census 2011, Silwai's population is 4837. Out of this, 2508 are males whereas the females count 2329 here. This village has 746 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 346 are boys and 400 are girls.
Literacy rate in Silwai village is 57%. 2801 out of total 4837 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 67% as 1694 males out of total 2508 are educated however female literacy rate is 47% as 1107 out of total 2329 females are literate in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Silwai village is 42%. Here 2036 out of total 4837 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 32% as 814 males out of total 2508 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 52% and 1222 out of total 2329 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed person of Silwai village is 2469 whereas 2368 are non-working. And out of 2469 working individual 27 peoples are entirely dependent on cultivation.