Deoghar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Deoghar district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,492,073 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 775,022 are males while 717,051 are females. In 2011 there were total 264,347 families residing in Deoghar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Deoghar district is 925.

Deoghar district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.3% people lives in Urban areas while 82.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.4% while that in the rural areas is 60.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Deoghar district is 887 while that of Rural areas is 933.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Deoghar district is 268453 which is 18% of the total population. There are 137658 male children and 130795 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Deoghar is 950 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (925) of Deoghar district.

The total literacy rate of Deoghar district is 64.85%. The male literacy rate is 63.2% and the female literacy rate is 42.35% in Deoghar district.

Population
1,492,073
Literacy
64.85%
Sex Ratio
925

To facilitate the administration, Deoghar 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.

Deoghar Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Deoghar district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 268,453 137,658 130,795
Literacy 64.85% 63.2% 42.35%
Scheduled Caste 190,036 98,295 91,741
Scheduled Tribe 180,962 91,012 89,950
Illiterate 698,535 285,185 413,350

Caste-wise Population - Deoghar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.1% of total population in Deoghar district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 190,036 98,295 91,741
Schedule Tribe 180,962 91,012 89,950

Religion-wise Population - Deoghar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,165,140 (78.09%) 607,138 558,002
Muslim 302,626 (20.28%) 155,571 147,055
Christian 6,027 (0.4%) 3,004 3,023
Sikh 143 (0.01%) 81 62
Buddhist 188 (0.01%) 93 95
Jain 282 (0.02%) 149 133
Other Religion 16,067 (1.08%) 8,153 7,914
No Religion Specified 1,600 (0.11%) 833 767

Literacy Rate - Deoghar district

The total literacy rate of Deoghar district was 64.85% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 793,538 literates, males were 489,837 while females were 303,701. Also the male literacy rate was 76.85% and the female literacy rate was 51.8% in Deoghar district.

  Deoghar district Jharkhand
Female 51.8% 55.42%
Male 76.85% 76.84%
Total 64.85% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Deoghar district

The Sex Ratio of Deoghar district is 925 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 925 females in Deoghar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 925 ) of Deoghar district.


Population Density - Deoghar district

The total area of Deoghar district is 2,477 km2. Thus the density of Deoghar district is 602 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 132 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,345 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Deoghar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Deoghar, 17.32% people lived in urban regions while 82.68% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 258,361 out of which 136,886 were males while remaining 121,475 were females. In rural areas of Deoghar, male population was 638,136 while female population was 595,576.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Deoghar was 887 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Deoghar was 893 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Deoghar were 34,741 which is 13.45% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Deoghar was 933 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Deoghar was 959 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Deoghar for urban regions was 84.36 percent in which males were 90.24% literate while female literacy stood at 77.73%. The total literate population of Deoghar was 793,538. Similarly in rural areas of Deoghar, the average literacy rate was 60.49 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 73.8% and 46.14% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Deoghar were 604,892.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.68% 17.32%
Total population 1,233,712 258,361
Male population 638,136 136,886
Female population 595,576 121,475
Sex ratio 933 887
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 959 893
Child population 233,712 34,741
Literates 604,892 188,646
Average literacy 60.49% 84.36%
Male literacy 73.8% 90.24%
Female literacy 46.14% 77.73%

Child Population - Deoghar district

According to Census 2011, there were 268,453 children between age 0 to 6 years in Deoghar district. Out of which 137,658 were male while 130,795 were female.


Working Population - Deoghar district

In Deoghar district out of total population, 551,467 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 551,467 workers engaged in Main Work, 72,898 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 69,187 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 297,146 238,224 58,922
Cultivators 72,898 58,619 14,279
Agriculture Labourer 69,187 51,776 17,411
Household Industries 22,041 11,797 10,244
Other Workers 133,020 116,032 16,988
Marginal Workers 254,321 145,467 108,854
Non Working 940,606 391,331 549,275

Deoghar district Map


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