Dhanbad is one of 24 districts located in eastern Indian state Jharkhand. There are total 8 blocks which comes under Dhanbad district, and there are total 1159 villages and 44 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Dhanbad district is 354 and number of houses in this district is 277567.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1476507. Out of total 1476507, male population count is 767462, where as female population count is 709045 in Dhanbad.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 219383 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 219383 children 113905 are boys and 105478 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Dhanbad district is 59%. 885383 out of total 1476507 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 69% and 535218 males are literate out of total 767462 male population, where as female literacy rate is 50% and 350165 out of total 709045 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Dhanbad district is 40%. 591124 out of total 1476507 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 30% and 232244 males are illiterate out of total 767462 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 50% and 358880 out of total 709045 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Dhanbad district is 511892 and non-working population is 964615 and out of 511892 working population 31562 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.