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District at a Glance

Simdega district ranks twenty-second in terms of total population in the state and twentieth in regards to decadal population growth rate (2001-11) among the twenty-four districts. With a sex ratio of 997, it ranks second in the state. The district comprises of ten blocks namely, Simdega, pakar Tanr, kurdeg, Kersai, Bolba, Thethaitangar, Kolebira, Jaldega, Basjor and Bano. As per Census 2011, the district has 449 villages and 1 town distributed in two assembly constituencies. Census 2011 figure indicated that the percentage share of scheduled caste population to total population was 7.45 percent while that of scheduled tribes was 70.78 percent. Base on the number of total rural household while that of scheduled tribes was 70.78 percent. Base on the number of total rural households in census 2011 and BPL revision survey of 2010-11 the percentage of BPL households in rural areas is 91.81 percent.

Basic Indicators

A. Basic Indicators

Sl.

Indicator

Simdega

Jharkhand

Source

Year

1

Population

599578

32988134

Census of India

2011

2

Male

300309

16930315

Census of India

2011

3

Female

299269

16057819

Census of India

2011

4

Rural

556634

25055073

Census of India

2011

5

Urban

42944

7933061

Census of India

2011

6

SC Population

44674

3985644

Census of India

2011

7

SC Population Male

22150

2043458

Census of India

2011

8

SC Population Female

22524

1942186

Census of India

2011

9

ST Population

424407

8645042

Census of India

2011

10

ST Population Male

211546

4315407

Census of India

2011

11

ST Population Female

212861

4329635

Census of India

2011

12

Population Growth Rate, 2001-11 (%)

16.62

22.34

Census of India

2011

13

Child Population (0-6 years)

94414

5389495

Census of India

2011

14

Child Population (0-6 years) to total population (%)

15.75

16.33

Census of India

2011

15

Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males)

997

949

Census of India

2011

16

Sex Ratio at Birth, Total

 

930

AHS

2012-13

17

Sex Ratio at Birth, Rural

 

943

AHS

2012-13

18

Sex Ratio at Birth, Urban

 

884

AHS

2012-13

19

Child Population (0-6 years; girls per 1000 boys)

969

948

Census of India

2011

20

Gross Enrolment Ratio (Primary)

 

155.8

DISE

2010-11

21

Crude Birth Rate, Total (per 1000)

 

23

AHS

2012-13

22

Crude Birth Rate, Rural (per 1000)

 

24.3

AHS

2012-13

23

Crude Birth Rate, Urban (per 1000)

 

19.4

AHS

2012-13

24

Crude Death Rate, Total (per 1000)

 

5.7

AHS

2012-13

25

Crude Death Rate, Rural (per 1000)

 

6

AHS

2012-13

26

Crude Death Rate, Urban (per 1000)

 

4.8

AHS

2012-13

27

Total Fertility Rate

 

2.7

AHS

2012-13

28

Wealth Index-lowest (20%)

 

20

AHS

2010-11

29

Wealth Index-highest (20%)

 

20

AHS

2010-11

30

Work Participation rate (15 years and above)

 

45.7

AHS

2012-13

 

Child Health & Nutrition Indicators

B. Child Health & Nutrition Indicators

Sl.

Indicator

 

 

Simdega

Jharkhand

Source

Year

1

Infant Mortality rate (per 1000)

Total

Total

 

36

AHS

2012-13

Total

Male

 

36

AHS

2012-13

Total

Female

 

37

AHS

2012-13

Rural

Total

 

40

AHS

2012-13

Rural

Male

 

40

AHS

2012-13

Rural

Female

 

41

AHS

2012-13

Urban

Total

 

22

AHS

2012-13

Urban

Male

 

21

AHS

2012-13

Urban

Female

 

23

AHS

2012-13

2

Under Five Mortality Rate (per 1000)

Total

Total

 

51

AHS

2012-13

Total

Male

 

49

AHS

2012-13

Total

Female

 

52

AHS

2012-13

Rural

Total

 

57

AHS

2012-13

Rural

Male

 

56

AHS

2012-13

Rural

Female

 

58

AHS

2012-13

Urban

Total

 

29

AHS

2012-13

Urban

Male

 

27

AHS

2012-13

Urban

Female

 

31

AHS

2012-13

3

Neo-Natal Mortality Rate (Per 1000)

Total

 

23

AHS

2012-13

Rural

 

26

AHS

2012-13

Urban

 

14

AHS

2012-13

4

Post Neo-Natal Mortality Rate (Per 1000)

Total

 

13

AHS

2012-13

Rural

 

14

AHS

2012-13

Urban

 

8

AHS

2012-13

5

Children breastfed within one hours of birth (%)

 

43.3

AHS

2012-13

6

Children (aged 6-35 months) exclusively breastfed
for at least six months (%)

 

50.2

AHS

2012-13

7

Children with birth weight<2500 grams (%)

 

28.1

AHS

2012-13

8

Children age 12-23 months receiving BCG
vaccine (%)

 

94.8

AHS

2012-13

9

Children age 12-23 months who have received 3 doses
of DPT vaccines (%)

 

80

AHS

2012-13

10

Children age 12-23 months receiving 3 doses
of polio (%)

 

80

AHS

2012-13

11

Children age 12-23 months receiving measles
vaccine (%)

 

82.9

AHS

2012-13

12

Children age 12-23 months receiving full
immunization (%)

 

69.9

AHS

2012-13

13

Children age 6-35 months who received at
least one dose of vitamin A in last 6 months (%)

 

58.6

AHS

2012-13

14

Children who did not receive any vaccination

 

3.1

AHS

2012-13

15

Under nutrition among children (0-5 years),
median-2 SD, Underweight (%)

 

 

HSR

2011

16

Children suffering from diarrhea who received
HAF/ORS/ORT (%)

 

84.1

AHS

2012-13

 

Maternal Health

C. Maternal Health

Sl.

Indicator

Simdega

Jharkhand

Source

Year

1

Mothers who received any ANC (%)

 

92.4

AHS

2012-13

2

Mothers who received 3 or more ANC (%)

 

60.2

AHS

2012-13

3

Mothers who received full ANC (%)

 

13.6

AHS

2012-13

4

Mothers who received ANC from government source (%)

 

16.9

AHS

2012-13

5

Mothers who consumed IFA for 100 days or more (%)

 

16.9

AHS

2012-13

6

Mothers who received at least one TT injection (%)

 

91.8

AHS

2012-13

7

Institutional Delivery (%)

 

46.2

AHS

2012-13

8

Safe Delivery (%)

 

56.2

AHS

2012-13

9

Delivery at home (%)

 

53.4

AHS

2012-13

10

Delivery at home conducted by skilled health personnel (%)

 

27.4

AHS

2012-13

11

Mothers who received post-natal check-up within 48 hours of delivery (%)

 

68.4

AHS

2012-13

12

Maternal Mortality Ratio (for south chotanagpur division)

 

245

AHS

2012-13

 

Education

D. Education

Sl.

Indicator

Simdega

Jharkhand

Source

Year

1

Literacy Rate (7+years) (%)

68

66.4

Census of India

2011

2

Literacy Rate-Male (7+years) (%)

76.1

76.8

Census of India

2011

3

Literacy Rate-Female (7+years) (%)

59.9

55.4

Census of India

2011

4

Boys age 6-17 Years currently attending school (%)

91.6

AHS

2012-13

5

Girls age 6-17 Years currently attending school (%)

91.8

AHS

2011-13

6

% Children (6-14 years) out of school

5.5

4.4

ASER

2011

7

% Children (6-14 years) in private school

20.3

15.5

ASER

2011

8

% Children (Std I-II) who can read letters, words or more

64.6

66.1

ASER

2011

9

% Children (std I-II) who can recognize number (1-9) or more

69.1

68.3

ASER

2011

10

% Children (Std III-V)  who can read level I (Std I) text or more

30.3

44.8

ASER

2011

11

% Children (Std III-V) who can do subtraction or more

20.2

36.2

ASER

2011

 

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

E. Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Sl.

Indicator

Simdega

Jharkhand

Source

Year

1

Household having improved source of drinking water (%) Excluding Institutional Households

41.34

62.04

Census of India

2011

2

Scheduled caste households having improved source of drinking water facility (%) excluding institutional households

46.95

64.21

Census of India

2011

3

Scheduled tribe household having improved source of drinking water facility (%) excluding institutional household

37.29

54.71

Census of India

2011

4

Household having improved toilet facility (%) excluding institutional households

7.85

21.42

Census of India

2011

5

Scheduled Caste Households having improved toilet facility (%) excluding institutional households

5.05

12.09

Census of India

2011

6

Scheduled tribe household having improved toilet facility (%) excluding institutional households

5.27

7.81

Census of India

2011

 

Child & Women Protection

F. Child & Women Protection

Sl.

Indicator

Simdega

Jharkhand

Source

Year

1

Children whose births are registered (%)

 

62.1

AHS

2012-13

2

Marriages among females belong legal age (18 years) (%)

 

11.0

AHS

2012-13

3

Currently married women aged 20-24 years married before legal age (18 years ((%)

 

45.2

AHS

2012-13

4

Children aged 5-14 years engaged in work (%)

 

2.5

AHS

2012-13

5

Number of crimes committed against children, murder

 

1.0

SCRB

2012

6

Number of crimes committed against children, rape

 

6.0

SCRB

2012

7

Total number of crimes against children

 

113.0

SCRB

2012

8

Crime rate against children (%) rank on crime rate

 

0.9

SCRB

2012

9

Number of juveniles apprehended under IPC-cases reported against juveniles

 

253.0

SCRB

2012

10

Crime against women (Dowry & Witchcraft deaths)

8

342.0

SCRB

2012

11

Crime rate against women (%) rank on crime rate

 

29.2

SCRB

2012

 

HIV/ AIDS

G. HIV/ AIDS

Sl.

Indicator

Simdega

Jharkhand

Source

Year

1

Women who are aware of HIV/ AIDS (%)

 

64.7

AHS

2012-13

2

Women who are aware of RTI/ STI (%)

 

69.4

AHS

2012-13


 

Blocks at a Glance

Blocks at a Glance

Indicator

Population

Male

Female

Child Population

Sex Ration

Child Sex Ratio

Literacy Rate
(7 & above %)

Sub-District

Simdega

115075

57977

57098

16669

985

979

74.57

Pakartanr

37507

19065

18442

5845

9677

907

70.04

Kurdeg

47984

23881

24103

7281

1009

979

67.52

Kersai

39218

19582

19636

6185

1003

978

67.8

Bolba

30786

15223

15563

4827

1022

958

63.26

Thethaitangar

87458

43710

43748

14427

1001

967

66.73

Kolebira

71283

35993

35290

11437

980

929

70.4

Jaldega

64286

32167

32119

10540

999

990

64.89

Bansjor

25519

12856

12663

3827

985

1001

61.47

Bano

80462

39855

40607

13376

1019

988

63.43

Source : Census of India, 2011

 

Acronyms

Acronyms

AHS

Annual Health Survey

AIDS

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ANC

Ante Natal Check-up

ASER

Annual Status of Education Report

BCG

Bacillus Calmette Guerin

DISE

District Information System for Education

DPT

Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus vaccine

HAF

Home Available Fluids

HH

Households

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

ORS

Oral Rehydration Salt

ORT

Oral Rehydration Therapy

NIN

National Institute of Nutrition

RTI

Reproductive Tract Infection

SCRB

State Crime Record Bureau

STI

Sexually Transmitted Infection

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