Dumka District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Dumka, 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 Dumka District of Jharkhand.

In 2011, Dumka had population of 1,321,442 of which male and female were 668,514 and 652,928 respectively. In 2001 census, Dumka had a population of 1,106,521 of which males were 563,850 and remaining 542,671 were females. Dumka District population constituted 4.01 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dumka District was at 4.11 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 19.42 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dumka District recorded increase of 16.37 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dumka Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,321,442 1,106,521
Male 668,514 563,850
Female 652,928 542,671
Population Growth 19.42% 16.37%
Area Sq. Km 3,761 3,761
Density/km2 351 251
Proportion to Jharkhand Population 4.01% 4.11%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 977 962
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 966 975
Average Literacy 61.02 47.94
Male Literacy 72.96 62.86
Female Literacy 48.82 32.35
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 219,449 199,238
Male Population (0-6 Age) 111,641 100,864
Female Population (0-6 Age) 107,808 98,374
Literates 672,409 434,913
Male Literates 406,275 291,013
Female Literates 266,134 143,740
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.61% 18.01%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.70% 17.89%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.51% 18.13%

Dumka District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dumka district for 2011 is 351 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dumka district density was at 251 people per sq. km. Dumka district administers 3,761 square kilometers of areas.

Dumka Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dumka in 2011 were 61.02 compared to 47.94 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 72.96 and 48.82 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 62.86 and 32.35 in Dumka District. Total literate in Dumka District were 672,409 of which male and female were 406,275 and 266,134 respectively. In 2001, Dumka District had 434,913 in its district.

Dumka Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dumka, it stood at 977 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 962. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 966 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 975 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dumka Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dumka. There were total 219,449 children under age of 0-6 against 199,238 of 2001 census. Of total 219,449 male and female were 111,641 and 107,808 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 966 compared to 975 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 16.61 percent of Dumka District compared to 18.01 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.4 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dumka Houseless Census

In 2011, total 180 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dumka district of Jharkhand. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 694. This approx 0.05% of total population of Dumka district.

Dumka Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,044,726 79.06 %
Muslims 106,865 8.09 %
Christian 86,404 6.54 %
Sikh 234 0.02 %
Buddhist 267 0.02 %
Jain 162 0.01 %
Others 78,622 5.95 %
Not Stated 4,162 0.31 %

Dumka Population 2015

What is the population of Dumka in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dumka district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dumka district situated in Jharkhand. As per 2011, Dumka population is 1,321,442

Dumka District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dumka population for 2011 census, 6.82 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 90,178 people lives in urban areas of which males are 47,586 and females are 42,592. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dumka district is 895 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dumka district was 918 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 11,645 of which males and females were 6,071 and 5,574. This child population figure of Dumka district is 12.76 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dumka district as per census 2011 is 83.72 % of which males and females are 89.16 % and 77.62 % literates respectively. In actual number 65,749 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 37,014 and 28,735 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 93.18 % population of Dumka districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dumka district population living in rural areas is 1,231,264 of which males and females are 620,928 and 610,336 respectively. In rural areas of Dumka district, sex ratio is 983 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dumka district is considered, figure is 968 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 207,804 in rural areas of which males were 105,570 and females were 102,234. The child population comprises 17.00 % of total rural population of Dumka district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dumka district is 59.28 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 71.65 and 46.72 percent respectively. In total, 606,660 people were literate of which males and females were 369,261 and 237,399 respectively.

All details regarding Dumka District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Dumka District.

Description 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) 968 918
Child Population (0-6) 207,804 11,645
Male Child(0-6) 105,570 6,071
Female Child(0-6) 102,234 5,574
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.88 % 12.91 %
Male Child Percentage 17.00 % 12.76 %
Female Child Percentage 16.75 % 13.09 %
Literates 606,660 65,749
Male Literates 369,261 37,014
Female Literates 237,399 28,735
Average Literacy 59.28 % 83.72 %
Male Literacy 71.65 % 89.16 %
Female Literacy 46.72 % 77.62 %

City/Metros in Dumka District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dumka District
Cities inside Dumka District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dumka District

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