Dumka is one of 24 districts located in eastern Indian state Jharkhand. There are total 10 blocks which comes under Dumka district, and there are total 2925 villages and 3 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Dumka district is 362 and number of houses in this district is 262394.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1256735. Out of total 1256735, male population count is 634289, where as female population count is 622446 in Dumka.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 211377 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 211377 children 107436 are boys and 103941 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Dumka district is 49%. 624587 out of total 1256735 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 59% and 379314 males are literate out of total 634289 male population, where as female literacy rate is 60% and 245273 out of total 622446 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Dumka district is 50%. 632148 out of total 1256735 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 40% and 254975 males are illiterate out of total 634289 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 60% and 377173 out of total 622446 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Dumka district is 604820 and non-working population is 651915 and out of 604820 working population 82520 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.