Dhanbad is a Block positioned in Dhanbad district in Jharkhand. Located in urban part of Jharkhand, it is one of the 8 blocks of Dhanbad district. As per the government register, the block number of Dhanbad is 90. The block has 31 villages and there are total 10885 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dhanbad's population is 58884. Out of this, 31040 are males whereas the females count 27844 here. This block has 7699 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 3991 are boys and 3708 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dhanbad block is 68%. 40166 out of total 58884 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 77% as 23974 males out of total 31040 are literate however female literacy rate is 58% as 16192 out of total 27844 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Dhanbad block is 31%. Here 18718 out of total 58884 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 7066 males out of total 31040 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 41% and 11652 out of total 27844 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Dhanbad block is 16312 whereas 42572 are non-working. And out of 16312 employed individual 438 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.