Dumka District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011
Dumka district of Jharkhand has a total population of 1,321,442 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 668,514 are males while 652,928 are females. In 2011 there were a total 275,019 families residing in Dumka district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dumka district is 977.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.8% people live in Urban areas while 93.2% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.7% while that in rural areas is 59.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dumka district is 895 while that of Rural areas is 983.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dumka district is 219449 which is 17% of the total population. There are 111641 male children and 107808 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dumka is 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (977) of Dumka district.
The total literacy rate of Dumka district is 61.02%. The male literacy rate is 60.77% and the female literacy rate is 40.76% in Dumka district.
To facilitate the administration, Dumka district is further divided into 10 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Dumka Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dumka district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||219,449||111,641||107,808|
Caste-wise Population - Dumka district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 43.2% of total population in Dumka district of Jharkhand.
Religion-wise Population - Dumka district
|No Religion Specified||4,162||(0.31%)||2,049||2,113|
Literacy Rate - Dumka district
The total literacy rate of Dumka district was 61.02% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 672,409 literates, males were 406,275 while females were 266,134. Also the male literacy rate was 72.96% and the female literacy rate was 48.82% in Dumka district.
Sex Ratio - Dumka district
The Sex Ratio of Dumka district is 977 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 977 females in Dumka district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Dumka district.
Population Density - Dumka district
The total area of Dumka district is 3,761 km2. Thus the density of Dumka district is 351 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 27 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,734 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Dumka district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dumka, 6.82% people lived in urban regions while 93.18% in rural areas. The total urban population was 90,178 out of which 47,586 were males while the remaining 42,592 were females. In rural areas of Dumka, male population was 620,928 while the female population was 610,336.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dumka was 895 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dumka was 918 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dumka were 11,645 which is 12.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dumka was 983 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dumka was 968 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Dumka for urban regions was 83.72 percent in which males were 89.16% literate while female literacy stood at 77.62%. The total literate population of Dumka was 672,409. Similarly in rural areas of Dumka, the average literacy rate was 59.28 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.65% and 46.72% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dumka were 606,660.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||968||918|
Child Population - Dumka district
According to Census 2011, there were 219,449 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dumka district. Out of which 111,641 were male while 107,808 were female.
Working Population - Dumka district
In Dumka district out of total population, 624,779 were engaged in work activities. 38% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 624,779 workers engaged in Main Work, 83,224 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 72,157 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Dumka
Below are the list of Districts near Dumka district in Jharkhand.
|Ramgarh district population||949,443|
|Jamtara district population||791,042|
|Ranchi district population||2,914,253|
|Hazaribagh district population||1,734,495|
|Latehar district population||726,978|
|Khunti district population||531,885|
|Palamu district population||1,939,869|
|Gumla district population||1,025,213|
|Purbi Singhbhum district population||2,293,919|
|Simdega district population||599,578|
Dumka district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Dumka, Jharkhand - Wikipedia