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Dumka district ranks eleventh in terms of total population in the state and nineteenth in regard to decadal population growth rate (2001-11) among the twenty four districts. With a sex ratio of 977, it ranks seventh in the state. The district comprises of ten blocks, namely, Saraiyahat, Jarmundi, Ramgarh, Gopikandar, Kathikund, Shikaripara, Ranishwar, Dumka, Jama and Masalia. As per Census 2011, the district has 2688 villages and 5 towns distributed in four assembly constituencies. Census 2011 figures indicated that the percentage share of scheduled caste population to total population was 0.62 percent, while that of scheduled tribes was 43.22 percent. Based on the number of total rural households in Census 2011 and BPL Revision Survey of 2010-11, the percentage of BPL households in rural areas is 56.86 percent.

A:BASIC INDICATORS

SL INDICATOR DUMKA JHARKHAND SOURCE YEAR
1 Population 1321442 32988134 Census of India 2011
2 Male 668514 16930315 Census of India 2011
3 Female 652928 16057819 Census of India 2011
4 Rural 1231264 25055073 Census of India 2011
5 Urban 90178 7933061 Census of India 2011
6 SC Population 79614 3985644 Census of India 2011
7 SC Population Male 40802 2043458 Census of India 2011
8 SC Population Female 38812 1942186 Census of India 2011
9 ST Population 571077 8645042 Census of India 2011
10 ST Population Male 282125 4315407 Census of India 2011
11 ST Population Female 288952 4329635 Census of India 2011
12 Population Growth Rate, 2001-11(%) 19.39 22.34 Census of India 2011
13 Child Population (0-6 Years) 219449 5389495 Census of India 2011
14 Child Population (0-6 Years) to total population(%) 16.60 16.33 Census of India 2011
15 Sex Ratio (Female per 1000 males) 977 949 Census of India 2011
16 Sex at Birth,Total 927 930 AHS 2012-13
17 Sex at Birth,Rural 936 943 AHS 2012-13
18 Sex at Birth,Urban 782 884 AHS 2012-13
19 Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Years; girls per 1000 boys) 966 948 Census of India 2011
20 Gross Enrolment Ratio (Primary) 99.7 155.8 DISE 2010-11
21 Crude Birth Rate,Total (Per 1000) 25.4 23.0 AHS 2012-13
22 Crude Birth Rate,Rural (Per 1000) 26.0 24.3 AHS 2010-11
23 Crude Birth Rate,Urban (Per 1000) 18.7 19.4 AHS 2012-13
24 Crude Death Rate,Total (Per 1000) 6.7 6.0 AHS 2010-11
25 Crude Death Rate,Rurall (Per 1000) 7.1 6.4 AHS 2012-13
26 Crude Death Rate,Urban (Per 1000) 6.4 5.7 AHS 2010-11
27 Total Fertility Rate 3.0 2.7 AHS 2012-13
28 Wealth Index-lowest(20%) 31.6 20.0 AHS 2010-11
29 Wealth Index-Highest(20%) 11.7 20.0 AHS 2012-13
30 Work Participation rate (15 years and above) 46.5 45.7 AHS 2010-11

B.CHILD HEALTH & NUTRITION INDICATORS

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SL. IINDICATOR DUMKA JHARKHAND SOURCE YEAR
1 Population Infant Mortality Rate (per 1000)Total Total45     
Total Male44     
Total Female46     
Rural Total45 40AHS 2012-13
Rural Male45 40AHS 2012-13
Rural Female46 41AHS 2012-13
Urban Total- 22AHS 2012-13
Urban Male- 21AHS 2012-13
Urban Female- 23AHS 2012-13
2Under Five Mortality Rate (per 1000)Total Total55     
TotalMale 50     
TotalFemale 60     
RuralTotal 5557 AHS 2012-13
RuralMale 5056 AHS 2012-13
RuralFemale 6158 AHS 2012-13
UrbanTotal -29 AHS 2012-13
UrbanMale -27 AHS 2012-13
UrbanFemale -31 AHS 2012-13
3Neo-Natal Mortality Rate (per 1000)Total 33 23AHS 2012-13
Rural 33 26AHS 2012-13
Urban - 14AHS 2012-13
4Post Neo-Natal Mortality Rate (per 1000)Total 12 13AHS 2012-13
Rural 13 14AHS 2012-13
Urban - 8AHS 2012-13
5Children Breastfed within one hour of birth (%) 41.641.2 AHS 2012-13
6Children (aged 6-35 months) exclusively Breastfed for atleast six months(%) 54.248.4 AHS 2012-13
7Children with birth weight <2500 grams(%) 33.533.1 AHS 2012-13
8Children age 12-23 months receiving BCG vaccine (%) 93.393.6 AHS 2012-13
9Children age 12-23 months who have received 3 doses of DPT vaccines (%) 82.178.0 AHS 2012-13
10Children age 12-23 months receiving 3 doses of polio (%) 81.779.9 AHS 2012-13
11Children age 12-23 months receiving measles vaccine (%) 81.881.9 AHS 2012-13
12Children age 12-23 months receiving full immunization (%) 72.769.1 AHS 2012-13
13Children age 6-35 months who received at least one dose of Vitamin A in last 6 months (%) 50.261.9 AHS 2012-13
14Children who did not receive any vaccination 3.03.6 AHS 2012-13
15Under nutrition among children (0-5 years), median -2SD, underweight (%) 43  HSR 2011
16Children suffering from diarrhoea who received HAF/ORS/ORT(%) 88.478.7 AHS 2012-13
Last Updated on 14th August 2014

C: MATERNAL HEALTH

SL INDICATOR DUMKA JHARKHAND SOURCE YEAR
1 Mother who received any ANC(%)92.992.4AHS 2012-13
2 Mother who received 3 or more  ANC(%)60.760.2AHS 2012-13
3 Mother who received full ANC(%)11.413.6AHS 2012-13
4 Mother who received  ANC from government source(%) 11.916.9AHS 2012-13
5 Mother who consumed IFA for 100days or more(%) 13.916.9AHS 2012-13
6 Mother who received at least one TT injection (%) 92.391.8 AHS 2012-13
7 Institutional delivery (%)28.846.2AHS 2012-13
8 Safe delivery (%)43.656.2AHS 2012-13
9 Delivery at home71.053.4AHS 2012-13
10 Delivery at home conducted by skilled health personnel (%) 26.027.4AHS 2012-13
11 Mother who received post-natal check-up within 48 hours of delivery (%)67.868.4AHS 2012-13
12 Maternal Mortality Ratio(for santhal pargana division) 292245AHS AHS 2012-13
Last Updated on 14th August 2014

D: EDUCATION

SL INDICATOR DUMKA JHARKHAND SOURCE YEAR
1 Literacy Rate(7+ years)(%)6166.4Census of India 2011
2 Literacy Rate-Male (7+ years)(%)73.076.8Census of India 2011
3 Literacy Rate-Female(7+ years)(%)48.855.4Census of India 2011
4 Boys age 6-17 years currently attending school(%) 87.491.6AHS 2012-13
5 Girls  age 6-17 years currently attending school(%) 87.791.8AHS 2012-13
6 % Children (6-14 years) out of school 5.44.4 AHS 2011
7 % Children (6-14 years) in private  school3.6 15.5AHS 2011
8 % Children (Std I-II) who can read letters ,words or more 59.466.1AHS 2011
9 % Children (Std I-II) who can recognize numbers(1-9) or more 63.968.3AHS 2011
10 % Children (Std I-II) who can read level I(Std I) text or more 31.744.8AHS 2011
11 % Children (Std I-II) who can do subtraction or more 30.136.2AHS 2011
Last Updated on 14th August 2014

E: WATER,SANITATION & HYGIENE

SL INDICATOR DUMKA JHARKHAND SOURCE YEAR
1 Household having improved source of drinking water(%) Excluding institutional Households 70.4762.04Census of India 2011
2 Scheduled Caste Household having improved source of drinking water facility(%) Excluding Institutional Households73.9064.21Census of India 2011
3 Scheduled Tribe Household having improved source of drinking water facility(%) Excluding Institutional Households68.9854.71Census of India 2011
4 Household having improved toilet facility(%)Excluding Institutional Households 9.1321.42Census of India 2011
5  Scheduled Caste Household having improved toilet facility(%)Excluding Institutional Households 7.6012.09Census of India 2011
6 Scheduled Tribe Household having improved toilet facility(%)Excluding Institutional Households3.127.81 Census of India 2011
Last Updated on 14th August 2014

F: CHILD & WOMEN PROTECTION

SL INDICATOR DUMKA JHARKHAND SOURCE YEAR
1 Children whose births are registered(%) 57.062.1AHS 2012-13
2 Marriages among females below legal age (18 years)(%) 17.311.0AHS 2012-13
3 Currently married women aged 20-24 years married before legal age (18 years)(%)56.845.2AHS 2012-13
4 Children aged 5-14 years engaged in work(%) 2.42.5AHS 2012-13
5 Number of crimes committed against children, murder  1SCRB 2012
6 Number of crimes committed against children, rape  6 SCRB 2012
7Total number of crimes against children 113 SCRB 2012
8Crime rate against children (%) rank on crime rate  0.92 SCRB 2012
9Number of juveniles apprehended under IPC - cases reported against juveniles 253 SCRB 2012
10Crime against women (Dowry & witchcraft deaths)10 342 SCRB 2012
11Crime rate against women (%)/rank of crime rate  29.16 SCRB  
Last Updated on 14th August 2014

G: HIV/AIDS

SL INDICATOR DUMKA JHARKHAND SOURCE YEAR
1 Women who are aware of HIV/AIDS(%) 34.164.7AHS 2012-13
2 Women who are aware of RTI/STI(%) 73.069.4AHS 2012-13
Last Updated on 14th August 2014

BLOCKS AT A GLANCE

INDICATOR POPULATION MALE FEMALE CHILD POPULATION SEX RATIO CHILD SEX RATIO LITERACY RATE(7 & ABOVE)(%)
SUB-DISTRICT
Saraiyahat156291 805357575627416 941 943 58.65
Jarmundi185286 942029108432674 967 952 59.04
Ramgarh159911 799447996726694 1000 991 55.45
Gopikandar42063 20999210647686 1003 981 50.12
Kathikund71458 355983586012841 1007 983 54.08
Shikaripara131464 657236574122931 1000 968 57.10
Ranishwar101667 511155055215478 989 973 60.06
Dumka210785 10794910283630568 953 957 74.73
Jama137963 696216834223015 982 981 61.88
Masalia124554 628286172620146 982 956 61.66
Source:Census of India, 2011

ACRONYMS

AHS Annual Health Survey
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
ANC Ante Natal Check-Up
ASER Annual Status of Education Report
BCG Bacillus Calmette Guerin
DISE District Information System for Education
DPT Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus Vaccine
HAF Home Available Fluids
HH Households
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
ORS Oral Rehydration Salt
ORT Oral Rehydration Therapy
NIN National Institute of Nutrition
RTI Reproductive Tract Infection
SCRB State Crime Record Bureau
STI Sexually Transmitted Infection

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