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Census Town
Dumarkunda is located in Jharkhand
Dumarkunda is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°43′N 86°47′E / 23.72°N 86.79°E / 23.72; 86.79Coordinates: 23°43′N 86°47′E / 23.72°N 86.79°E / 23.72; 86.79
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
CD block Nirsa
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,434
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Lok Sabha constituency Dhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nirsa
Website dhanbad.nic.in

Dumarkunda is a census town in Nirsa CD Block in Dhanbad district in the state of Jharkhand, India.


As per 2011 Census of India Dumarkunda had a population of 11,434, of which 5,970 were males and 5,464 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 4,083 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 686.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dumarkunda had a population of 10,980. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dumarkunda has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63% and, female literacy is 39%. In Dumarkunda, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Dumarkunda was 6,401 out of which 3,883 were males and 2,518 were females.[1]


  1. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.