Deoghar city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Jharkhand State/UT.
The current estimate population of Deoghar city in 2023 is
, while Deoghar metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Deoghar city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Deoghar city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Deoghar city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Deoghar in 2011 is 203,123.
Deoghar Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Deoghar city are 150,988 of which 85,439 are males while 65,549 are females. Average literacy rate of Deoghar city is 85.68 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.24 and 79.37 percent.
The sex ratio of Deoghar city is 881 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 873 per 1000 boys.
Deoghar Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Deoghar city numbers 4,303 in which population of 23,442 resides. This is around 11.54% of total population of Deoghar city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Deoghar city with 94.30 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Deoghar with approximately 4.96 % following it.
In Deoghar city, Christinity is followed by 0.53 %, Jainism by 0.07 %, Sikhism by 0.03 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.04 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.04 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.