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Nestled in the eastern expanse of India, Jharkhand stands as a state with a distinctive identity, shaped by its rich cultural heritage, abundant natural resources, and a commitment to sustainable development. As the 15th largest state by area and the 14th largest by population, Jharkhand plays a pivotal role in the socio-economic fabric of the country. As of the latest available information in 2024, the state is administratively organized into 24 districts, each contributing uniquely to the vibrant tapestry of Jharkhand’s landscapes and communities.

West Singhbhum district covering an area of 72244 km² is the largest district by area and Ramgarh is the smallest district in Jharkhand. Ranchi District is the most populated district and Lohardaga is the least populated district in Jharkhand.

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#DistrictPopulation (Census 2011) Area (Sq. km)
1Bokaro2,062,3302,883
2Chatra1,042,8863,718
3Deoghar1,492,0732,477
4Dhanbad2,684,4872,040
5Dumka1,321,4423,761
6East Singhbhum2,293,9193,562
7Garhwa1,322,7844,093
8Giridih2,445,4744,962
9Godda1,313,5512,266
10Gumla1,025,2135,360
11Hazaribagh1,734,4953,555
12Jamtara791,0421,811
13Khunti531,8852,535
14Kodarma716,2591,433
15Latehar726,9784,291
16Lohardaga461,7901,502
17Pakur900,4221,811
18Palamu1,939,8694,393
19Ramgarh949,4431,341
20Ranchi2,914,2535,097
21Sahibganj1,150,5672,063
22Saraikela Kharsawan1,065,0562,657
23Simdega599,5783,774
24West Singhbhum1,502,3387,224

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Largest and Smallest District in Jharkhand by Area

 West Singhbhum district covering an area of 7224 km² is the largest district in Jharkhand.  Ramgarh District is the smallest district in Jharkhand with a total area of 1341 km².

# By AreaDistrictArea
LargestWest Singhbhum7224 km²
Smallest Ramgarh1341 km²

 Source: Census 2011

Largest and Smallest District in Jharkhand by Population

Ranchi District is the most populated district in Jharkhand. Its Population as per census 2011 is 29.14 Lakhs. Lohardaga District with a population of 4.61 lakhs is the least populated district in Jharkhand.

# by PopulationDistrictPopulation (Census 2011)
Most PopulatedRanchi2,914,253
LeastLohardaga461,790

Highest and Lowest Population Density

Dhanbad District (1284 people per km) has the highest Population density in Jharkhand. Simdega District with a population density of 160  people per km is the lowest density district in Jharkhand.

# by DensityDistrictDensity (person/km)
HighestDhanbad1284
LeastSimdega160

Source: Census 2011

Jharkhand District by Density | Literacy | Sex ratio

#DistrictDensitySex RatioLiteracy
1Bokaro71692272.01%
2Chatra27595360.18%
3Deoghar60292564.85%
4Dhanbad1,28490974.52%
5Dumka30097761.02%
6East Singhbhum64894975.49%
7Garhwa32793560.33%
8Giridih49794463.14%
9Godda62293856.40%
10Gumla19399365.73%
11Hazaribag40394769.75%
12Jamtara43995464.59%
13Khunti21599763.86%
14Koderma42795066.84%
15Latehar20096759.51%
16Lohardaga31098567.61%
17Pakur49898948.82%
18Palamu38192863.63%
19Ramgarh68492173.17%
20Ranchi55794976.06%
21Sahibganj71995252.04%
22Seraikela Kharsawan39095667.70%
23Simdega16099767.99%
24West Singhbhum209100558.63%

Source: Census 2011

Jharkhand District with Highest and Lowest Literacy rate

Ranchi district has the highest literacy rate in Jharkhand . Its literacy rate is 76.06%. Pakur with a literacy rate of 48.42% is the least literate district in Jharkhand.
 
# by Literacy RateDistrictLiteracy Rate
Most LiterateRanchi76.06%
LeastPakur48.42

Source: Census 2011

Jharkhand District with Highest and Lowest Male Female Ratio

West Singhbhum district (1005) has the highest Male-Female Sex ratio in Jharkhand.  Dhanbad District (909) has the lowest male-female sex ratio in Jharkhand.

# by Literacy RateDistrictSex ratio
(females to 1000 males)
HighestWest Singhbhum1005 
LowestDhanbad909 

Source: Census 2011

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