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

Dumka district of Jharkhand has 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 total 275,019 families residing in Dumka district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dumka district is 977.

Dumka district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.8% people lives in Urban areas while 93.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.7% while that in the 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.

Population
1,321,442
Literacy
61.02%
Sex Ratio
977

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.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 219,449 111,641 107,808
Literacy 61.02% 60.77% 40.76%
Scheduled Caste 79,614 40,802 38,812
Scheduled Tribe 571,077 282,125 288,952
Illiterate 649,033 262,239 386,794

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.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 79,614 40,802 38,812
Schedule Tribe 571,077 282,125 288,952

Religion-wise Population - Dumka district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,044,726 (79.06%) 530,439 514,287
Muslim 106,865 (8.09%) 54,868 51,997
Christian 86,404 (6.54%) 41,883 44,521
Sikh 234 (0.02%) 115 119
Buddhist 267 (0.02%) 133 134
Jain 162 (0.01%) 72 90
Other Religion 78,622 (5.95%) 38,955 39,667
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.

  Dumka district Jharkhand
Female 48.82% 55.42%
Male 72.96% 76.84%
Total 61.02% 66.41%

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 figure of population of urban population was 90,178 out of which 47,586 were males while remaining 42,592 were females. In rural areas of Dumka, male population was 620,928 while 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 literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.65% and 46.72% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dumka were 606,660.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.18% 6.82%
Total population 1,231,264 90,178
Male population 620,928 47,586
Female population 610,336 42,592
Sex ratio 983 895
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 968 918
Child population 207,804 11,645
Literates 606,660 65,749
Average literacy 59.28% 83.72%
Male literacy 71.65% 89.16%
Female literacy 46.72% 77.62%

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 labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 237,479 171,817 65,662
Cultivators 83,224 60,983 22,241
Agriculture Labourer 72,157 46,876 25,281
Household Industries 10,346 6,717 3,629
Other Workers 71,752 57,241 14,511
Marginal Workers 387,300 195,291 192,009
Non Working 696,663 301,406 395,257

Dumka district Map


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