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Saunda is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°40′N 85°21′E / 23.66°N 85.35°E / 23.66; 85.35Coordinates: 23°40′N 85°21′E / 23.66°N 85.35°E / 23.66; 85.35
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Ramgarh
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 81,915
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Saunda is a census town in Patratu (community development block) of Ramgarh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Saunda had a population of 85,037. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Saunda has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 53%. In Saunda, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

As per 2011 Census of India Saunda had a population of 81,915. There were 43,425 males and 38,490 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 14,717 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 13,602.[3]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Saunda was 57,831 out of which 33,463 were males and 24,368 were females.[3]


Central Saunda underground, Saunda D underground and Saunda underground coal mines are operational under Barka Sayal area of Central Coalfields Limited,[4]


  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 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. 
  3. ^ 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 15 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "Areas". Patratu. CCL. Retrieved 15 November 2015.