Dhanbad District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Dhanbad, a district of Jharkhand has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Jharkhand. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Dhanbad District of Jharkhand.

In 2011, Dhanbad had population of 2,684,487 of which male and female were 1,405,956 and 1,278,531 respectively. In 2001 census, Dhanbad had a population of 2,397,102 of which males were 1,278,946 and remaining 1,118,156 were females. Dhanbad District population constituted 8.14 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dhanbad District was at 8.90 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 11.99 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dhanbad District recorded increase of 22.95 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dhanbad Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,684,487 2,397,102
Male 1,405,956 1,278,946
Female 1,278,531 1,118,156
Population Growth 11.99% 22.95%
Area Sq. Km 2,040 2,040
Density/km2 1,316 1,147
Proportion to Jharkhand Population 8.14% 8.90%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 909 874
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 916 951
Average Literacy 74.52 67.00
Male Literacy 83.81 79.54
Female Literacy 64.29 52.43
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 373,394 384,265
Male Population (0-6 Age) 194,879 196,956
Female Population (0-6 Age) 178,515 187,309
Literates 1,722,204 1,348,584
Male Literates 1,014,950 860,583
Female Literates 707,254 488,001
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.91% 16.03%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.86% 15.40%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.96% 16.75%

Dhanbad District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dhanbad district for 2011 is 1,316 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dhanbad district density was at 1,147 people per sq. km. Dhanbad district administers 2,040 square kilometers of areas.

Dhanbad Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dhanbad in 2011 were 74.52 compared to 67.00 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 83.81 and 64.29 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 79.54 and 52.43 in Dhanbad District. Total literate in Dhanbad District were 1,722,204 of which male and female were 1,014,950 and 707,254 respectively. In 2001, Dhanbad District had 1,348,584 in its district.

Dhanbad Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dhanbad, it stood at 909 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 874. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 916 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 951 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dhanbad Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dhanbad. There were total 373,394 children under age of 0-6 against 384,265 of 2001 census. Of total 373,394 male and female were 194,879 and 178,515 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 916 compared to 951 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 13.91 percent of Dhanbad District compared to 16.03 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.12 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dhanbad Houseless Census

In 2011, total 420 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,525. This approx 0.06% of total population of Dhanbad district.

Dhanbad Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,149,480 80.07 %
Muslims 431,762 16.08 %
Christian 11,243 0.42 %
Sikh 9,727 0.36 %
Buddhist 331 0.01 %
Jain 1,268 0.05 %
Others 77,182 2.88 %
Not Stated 3,494 0.13 %

Dhanbad Population 2015

What is the population of Dhanbad in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dhanbad district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dhanbad district situated in Jharkhand. As per 2011, Dhanbad population is 2,684,487

Dhanbad District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dhanbad population for 2011 census, 58.13 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,560,394 people lives in urban areas of which males are 824,000 and females are 736,394. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dhanbad district is 894 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dhanbad district was 901 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 201,724 of which males and females were 106,093 and 95,631. This child population figure of Dhanbad district is 12.88 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dhanbad district as per census 2011 is 78.97 % of which males and females are 86.06 % and 71.03 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,072,949 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 617,806 and 455,143 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 41.87 % population of Dhanbad districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dhanbad district population living in rural areas is 1,124,093 of which males and females are 581,956 and 542,137 respectively. In rural areas of Dhanbad district, sex ratio is 932 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dhanbad district is considered, figure is 934 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 171,670 in rural areas of which males were 88,786 and females were 82,884. The child population comprises 15.26 % of total rural population of Dhanbad district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dhanbad district is 68.17 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 80.53 and 54.90 percent respectively. In total, 649,255 people were literate of which males and females were 397,144 and 252,111 respectively.

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Description 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) 934 901
Child Population (0-6) 171,670 201,724
Male Child(0-6) 88,786 106,093
Female Child(0-6) 82,884 95,631
Child Percentage (0-6) 15.27 % 12.93 %
Male Child Percentage 15.26 % 12.88 %
Female Child Percentage 15.29 % 12.99 %
Literates 649,255 1,072,949
Male Literates 397,144 617,806
Female Literates 252,111 455,143
Average Literacy 68.17 % 78.97 %
Male Literacy 80.53 % 86.06 %
Female Literacy 54.90 % 71.03 %

City/Metros in Dhanbad District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Dhanbad (Urban Agglomeration) 1,196,214 632,522 563,692
Chirkunda (Urban Agglomeration) 118,777 62,315 56,462
Cities inside Dhanbad District Population Male Female
Dhanbad (Municipal Corporation) 1,162,472 614,722 547,750

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