Bandh Dih Census Town, with population of about 13 thousand is Jaridih sub district's the most populous census town located in Jaridih sub district of Bokaro district in the state Jharkhand in India. Total geographical area of Bandh Dih census town is 14 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 930 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Bandh Dih Ward No 01 and the population of Bandh Dih Ward No 01 is about 13 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bokaro which is 25 km far from here. Jaridih is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Bokaro which is 25 km away. Ranchi is the state head quarter of the census town and is 120 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 926.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 6997 (53%) are male and 6195 (47%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 16% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bandh Dih census town is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2531 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bandh Dih

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,192 9,338 1,775 2,079 1,886
Male 6,997 5,036 916 1,045 1,009
Female 6,195 4,302 859 1,034 877

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population all other religious communities contribute 9% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 871 in Muslims are 948

Religion wise population 2011 - Bandh Dih

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,192 10,815 1,241 37 11 5 0 1,080 3
Male 6,997 5,779 637 21 7 2 0 549 2
Female 6,195 5,036 604 16 4 3 0 531 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 34.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9824. Female population growth rate of the census town is 37.5% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of 31.6%. General caste population has increased by 35.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.8% and child population has increased by 11.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bandh Dih

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.3% 35.2% 40.5% 25.8% 11.6%
Male 31.6% 32.4% 39.6% 21.9% 11.9%
Female 37.5% 38.6% 41.5% 29.9% 11.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 885 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 854, in schedule caste is 938 and in schedule tribe is 989. There are 869 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bandh Dih

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 38 13 60 -5
2011 885 854 938 989 869
2001 847 816 925 929 874

Literacy

Total 8566 people in the census town are literate, among them 5086 are male and 3480 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bandh Dih is 76%. 85% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bandh Dih

Total Male Female
Change 14.9% 10.5% 20.5%
2011 75.8% 84.9% 65.4%
2001 60.9% 74.4% 44.9%

Workers profile

Bandh Dih has 33% (4323) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 14% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bandh Dih

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.8% 23.4% 9.4% 67.2%
Male 49.1% 40.1% 9% 50.9%
Female 14.4% 4.5% 9.8% 85.6%