Dumka is a Nagar Parishad city in district of Dumka, Jharkhand. The Dumka city is divided into 23 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Dumka Nagar Parishad has population of 47,584 of which 25,364 are males while 22,220 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5371 which is 11.29 % of total population of Dumka (Nagar Parishad). In Dumka Nagar Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 876 against state average of 948. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Dumka is around 891 compared to Jharkhand state average of 948. Literacy rate of Dumka city is 89.92 % higher than state average of 66.41 %. In Dumka, Male literacy is around 93.46 % while female literacy rate is 85.87 %.
Dumka Nagar Parishad has total administration over 8,995 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Dumka Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.72 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.65 % of total population in Dumka (Nagar Parishad).
Dumka Work Profile
Out of total population, 13,762 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 11,865 were males while 1,897 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 13762 working population, 86.75 % were engaged in Main Work while 13.25 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Dumka 2018 Population
The next census for Dumka Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2018 are estimates only.