Know the current (2021) population of Jharkhand and also the population according to the 2011 census.

Jharkhand Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Jharkhand in 2021
40,100,376
Estimated population of males in 2021
20,585,408
Estimated population of females in 2021
19,514,967

Population as per 2011 census

Population
32,988,134
Male Population
16,934,360
Female Population
16,053,774
% of Male' Population
51.33%
% of Female' Population
48.67%
% of India' Population
2.72%
Sex Ratio
948
Child Sex Ratio
948
Density/km2
414
Density/mi2
1,072
Area (km2)
79,716
Area (mi2)
30,779
Child Population (0-6 Age)
5,389,495
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
2,767,147
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
2,622,348
Literacy
66.41%
Male Literacy
76.81%
Female Literacy
55.43%
Total Literates
18,328,069
Male Literates
10,882,519
Female Literates
7,445,550
Population Rural
25,055,073
Population Rural Percentage
75.95%
Population Urban
7,933,061
Population Urban Percentage
24.05%

Jharkhand Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
22,376,051
67.83%
27,200,328
Muslims
4,793,994
14.53%
5,827,579
Christians
1,418,608
4.30%
1,724,460
Sikhs
71,422
0.22%
86,821
Buddhists
8,956
0.03%
10,887
Jains
14,974
0.05%
18,202
Not Stated
68,343
0.21%
83,078
Others
4,235,786
12.84%
5,149,021
Total
32,988,134
100.00%
40,100,376

Jharkhand Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
Most Populous District Ranchi
2,914,253
Least Populous District Lohardaga
461,790
District with Highest Sex Ratio Pashchimi Singhbhum
1,005
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Dhanbad
909
District with Highest Literacy Rate Ranchi
76.06%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Pakur
48.82%
District with Highest Population Density Dhanbad
1,284
District with Lowest Population Density Simdega
160

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Bokaro
2,062,330
2,506,968
2. Chatra
1,042,886
1,267,732
3. Deoghar
1,492,073
1,813,764
4. Dhanbad
2,684,487
3,263,262
5. Dumka
1,321,442
1,606,345
6. Garhwa
1,322,784
1,607,976
7. Giridih
2,445,474
2,972,718
8. Godda
1,313,551
1,596,753
9. Gumla
1,025,213
1,246,249
10. Hazaribag
1,734,495
2,108,452
11. Jamtara
791,042
961,591
12. Khunti
531,885
646,559
13. Koderma
716,259
870,684
14. Latehar
726,978
883,714
15. Lohardaga
461,790
561,352
16. Pakur
900,422
1,094,553
17. Palamu
1,939,869
2,358,105
18. Pashchimi Singhbhum
1,502,338
1,826,242
19. Purbi Singhbhum
2,293,919
2,788,488
20. Ramgarh
949,443
1,154,143
21. Ranchi
2,914,253
3,542,566
22. Sahibganj
1,150,567
1,398,629
23. Seraikela Kharsawan
1,065,056
1,294,682
24. Simdega
599,578
728,847

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Adityapur
174,355
211,946
2. Bokaro Steel
414,820
504,255
3. Chas
141,640
172,178
4. Deoghar
203,123
246,916
5. Dhanbad
1,162,472
1,413,101
6. Giridih
114,533
139,226
7. Hazaribag
142,489
173,210
8. Jamshedpur
631,364
767,486
9. Mango
223,805
272,057
10. Ranchi
1,073,427
1,304,858