Dhanbad District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011
Dhanbad district of Jharkhand has a total population of 2,684,487 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,405,956 are males while 1,278,531 are females. In 2011 there were a total 507,064 families residing in Dhanbad district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhanbad district is 909.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 58.1% people live in Urban areas while 41.9% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79% while that in rural areas is 68.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhanbad district is 894 while that of Rural areas is 932.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhanbad district is 373394 which is 14% of the total population. There are 194879 male children and 178515 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhanbad is 916 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (909) of Dhanbad district.
The total literacy rate of Dhanbad district is 74.52%. The male literacy rate is 72.19% and the female literacy rate is 55.32% in Dhanbad district.
To facilitate the administration, Dhanbad district is further divided into 8 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Dhanbad Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dhanbad district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||373,394||194,879||178,515|
Caste-wise Population - Dhanbad district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.7% of total population in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand.
Religion-wise Population - Dhanbad district
|No Religion Specified||3,494||(0.13%)||1,867||1,627|
Literacy Rate - Dhanbad district
The total literacy rate of Dhanbad district was 74.52% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,722,204 literates, males were 1,014,950 while females were 707,254. Also the male literacy rate was 83.81% and the female literacy rate was 64.29% in Dhanbad district.
Sex Ratio - Dhanbad district
The Sex Ratio of Dhanbad district is 909 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 909 females in Dhanbad district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 916 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 909 ) of Dhanbad district.
Population Density - Dhanbad district
The total area of Dhanbad district is 2,040 km2. Thus the density of Dhanbad district is 1,316 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 181 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,859 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Dhanbad district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dhanbad, 58.13% people lived in urban regions while 41.87% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,560,394 out of which 824,000 were males while the remaining 736,394 were females. In rural areas of Dhanbad, male population was 581,956 while the female population was 542,137.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dhanbad was 894 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dhanbad was 901 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dhanbad were 201,724 which is 12.93% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dhanbad was 932 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dhanbad was 934 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Dhanbad for urban regions was 78.97 percent in which males were 86.06% literate while female literacy stood at 71.03%. The total literate population of Dhanbad was 1,722,204. Similarly in rural areas of Dhanbad, the average literacy rate was 68.17 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.53% and 54.9% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhanbad were 649,255.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||934||901|
Child Population - Dhanbad district
According to Census 2011, there were 373,394 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhanbad district. Out of which 194,879 were male while 178,515 were female.
Working Population - Dhanbad district
In Dhanbad district out of total population, 844,504 were engaged in work activities. 64.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 844,504 workers engaged in Main Work, 32,963 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,466 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Dhanbad
Below are the list of Districts near Dhanbad district in Jharkhand.
|Bokaro district population||2,062,330|
|Pakur district population||900,422|
|Sahibganj district population||1,150,567|
|Lohardaga district population||461,790|
|Purbi Singhbhum district population||2,293,919|
|Godda district population||1,313,551|
|Palamu district population||1,939,869|
|Deoghar district population||1,492,073|
|Giridih district population||2,445,474|
|Latehar district population||726,978|
Dhanbad district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Dhanbad, Jharkhand - Wikipedia