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Census Town
Egarkunr is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°45′N 86°46′E / 23.75°N 86.77°E / 23.75; 86.77Coordinates: 23°45′N 86°46′E / 23.75°N 86.77°E / 23.75; 86.77
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
CD block Nirsa
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,829
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 828203
Vehicle registration JH 10
Lok Sabha constituency Dhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nirsa

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


As per 2011 Census of India Egarkunr had a population of 11,829, of which 6,100 were males and 5,729 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 3,670 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 743.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Egarkunr had a population of 10,212. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Egarkunr has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 41%. In Egarkunr, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Egarkunr was 7,254 out of which 4,223 were males and 3,031 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.