Dumka Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dumka district, Jharkhand

Dumka Block of Dumka district has total population of 210,785 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 107,949 are males while 102,836 are females. In 2011 there were total 42,746 families residing in Dumka Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Dumka Block is 953.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.7% people lives in Urban areas while 65.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.2% while that in the rural areas is 67.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dumka Block is 887 while that of Rural areas is 990.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dumka Block is 30568 which is 15% of the total population. There are 15618 male children and 14950 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dumka Block is 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Dumka Block.

The total literacy rate of Dumka Block is 74.73%. The male literacy rate is 71.23% and the female literacy rate is 56.19% in Dumka Block.

Population
210,785
Literacy
74.73%
Sex Ratio
953

To facilitate the administration, Dumka Block is further divided into 4 towns and 273 villages.

Dumka Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dumka Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 30,568 15,618 14,950
Literacy 74.73% 71.23% 56.19%
Scheduled Caste 15,609 8,011 7,598
Scheduled Tribe 72,601 35,606 36,995
Illiterate 76,110 31,060 45,050

Caste-wise Population - Dumka Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 34.4% of total population in Dumka Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 15,609 8,011 7,598
Schedule Tribe 72,601 35,606 36,995

Religion-wise Population - Dumka Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 160,544 (76.16%) 82,946 77,598
Muslim 22,819 (10.83%) 11,757 11,062
Christian 19,275 (9.14%) 9,254 10,021
Sikh 86 (0.04%) 47 39
Buddhist 63 (0.03%) 35 28
Jain 25 (0.01%) 12 13
Other Religion 7,168 (3.4%) 3,445 3,723
No Religion Specified 805 (0.38%) 453 352

Literacy Rate - Dumka Block

Average literacy rate of Dumka Block in 2011 were 74.73% in which, male and female literacy were 83.28% and 65.75% respectively. Total literate in Dumka Block were 134,675 of which male and female were 76,889 and 57,786 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dumka Block

The Sex Ratio of Dumka Block is 953 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 953 females in Dumka Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Dumka Block.


Child Population - Dumka Block

According to Census 2011, there were 30,568 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dumka Block. Out of which 30,568 were male while 30,568 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dumka Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 13,779 families under Dumka Block living in urban areas while 13,779 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 34.7% of total population of Dumka Block lives in Urban areas while 65.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,944 while that in rural region is 21,624.

Total Urban Rural
Population 210,785 73,055 137,730
Children (0 - 6 years) 30,568 8,944 21,624
Schedule Caste 15,609 6,270 9,339
Schedule Tribe 72,601 3,725 68,876
Literacy 74.73% 87.17% 67.86%
Sex Ratio 953 887 990

Working Population - Dumka Block

In Dumka Block out of total population, 81,791 were engaged in work activities. 46.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 81,791 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,060 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,192 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 38,103 30,056 8,047
Cultivators 5,060 3,619 1,441
Agriculture Labourer 5,192 3,290 1,902
Household Industries 1,606 1,143 463
Other Workers 26,245 22,004 4,241
Marginal Workers 43,688 24,479 19,209
Non Working 128,994 53,414 75,580

Dumka Block Map


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