The state of Jharkhand with a projected population of over 4 crore is ranked at 14th most populated in India.
Population of Jharkhand
|Current Population of Jharkhand||40,929,284 (4.09 crore)|
|Sex Ratio in Jharkhand||948 females for 1,000 males (2011)|
|Literacy Rate||67.6% (31st rank)|
Population of Jharkhand - Jharkhand is the least populated state in eastern India. The state with a population of over 4 crores consists of 24 districts, 260 blocks, and 32,620 villages. Jharkhand as a state was carved out of Bhihar in year 2000, it is 14th largest by population in India. Jharkhand covering 79,710 km2 (30,778 sq mi) is the 15th largest state in India by area wise. According to last Census of India in 2011, its population was 32,988,134 (3.29 crore) whihc is currently projected to be 40,929,284 (4.09 crore), thus indicating an increase of 7,941,150 people between 2011 to 2021. Ranchi is the most populous district in the state with a total 2,914,253 people.
Most Populated cities in Jharkhand
According to 2011 Census, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, and Deoghar are most populated cities in the state.
Projected Population in Jharkhand