Marma, Dhanbad

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Census Town
Marma is located in Jharkhand
Marma is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°46′N 86°44′E / 23.76°N 86.73°E / 23.76; 86.73Coordinates: 23°46′N 86°44′E / 23.76°N 86.73°E / 23.76; 86.73
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
CD block Nirsa
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,640
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Lok Sabha constituency Dhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nirsa

Marma is a census town in Nirsa CD Block in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As per 2011 Census of India Marma had a population of 4,640, of which 2,411 were males and 2,229 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 612 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 330.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Marma had a population of 4,607. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Marma has an average literacy rate of 50%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 59%, and female literacy is 40%. In Marma, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Marma was 2,669 out of which 1,568 were males and 1,101 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.