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

Dhanbad district of Jharkhand has 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 total 507,064 families residing in Dhanbad district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhanbad district is 909.

Dhanbad district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 58.1% people lives in Urban areas while 41.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79% while that in the 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.

Population
2,684,487
Literacy
74.52%
Sex Ratio
909

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.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 373,394 194,879 178,515
Literacy 74.52% 72.19% 55.32%
Scheduled Caste 437,309 226,362 210,947
Scheduled Tribe 233,119 117,256 115,863
Illiterate 962,283 391,006 571,277

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.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 437,309 226,362 210,947
Schedule Tribe 233,119 117,256 115,863

Religion-wise Population - Dhanbad district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,149,480 (80.07%) 1,128,420 1,021,060
Muslim 431,762 (16.08%) 225,374 206,388
Christian 11,243 (0.42%) 5,648 5,595
Sikh 9,727 (0.36%) 5,099 4,628
Buddhist 331 (0.01%) 172 159
Jain 1,268 (0.05%) 645 623
Other Religion 77,182 (2.88%) 38,731 38,451
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.

  Dhanbad district Jharkhand
Female 64.29% 55.42%
Male 83.81% 76.84%
Total 74.52% 66.41%

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 figure of population of urban population was 1,560,394 out of which 824,000 were males while remaining 736,394 were females. In rural areas of Dhanbad, male population was 581,956 while 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 literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.53% and 54.9% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhanbad were 649,255.

Rural Urban
Population % 41.87% 58.13%
Total population 1,124,093 1,560,394
Male population 581,956 824,000
Female population 542,137 736,394
Sex ratio 932 894
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 934 901
Child population 171,670 201,724
Literates 649,255 1,072,949
Average literacy 68.17% 78.97%
Male literacy 80.53% 86.06%
Female literacy 54.9% 71.03%

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 labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 546,714 476,848 69,866
Cultivators 32,963 25,780 7,183
Agriculture Labourer 25,466 19,163 6,303
Household Industries 14,488 10,748 3,740
Other Workers 473,797 421,157 52,640
Marginal Workers 297,790 182,003 115,787
Non Working 1,839,983 747,105 1,092,878

Dhanbad district Map


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