Dumra Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 16 thousand is Dumra sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Dumra sub district of Sitamarhi district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Dumra nagar panchayat is 2 km2. Population density of the city is 6875 persons per km2. There are 11 wards in the city, among them Dumra Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 2336 and Dumra Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 826.

Nearest railway station is Sitamarhi which is 5 km far from here. Dumra is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Sitamarhi which is 4 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 130 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1210 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8724 (56%) are male and 6950 (44%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dumra nagar panchayat is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 3043 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dumra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,674 13,769 1,883 22 1,867
Male 8,724 7,674 1,037 13 1,048
Female 6,950 6,095 846 9 819

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 801 in Muslims are 674.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dumra

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 15,674 15,267 365 8 5 5 2 0 22
Male 8,724 8,478 218 5 2 5 2 0 14
Female 6,950 6,789 147 3 3 0 0 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 7.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 10.5% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 5.8%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -21.4% and child population has increased by 11.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dumra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.8% 7.9% 7.6% -21.4% 11.5%
Male 5.8% 6.7% -0.4% 8.3% 20.5%
Female 10.5% 9.5% 19.3% -43.8% 1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 797 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 794, in schedule caste is 816 and in schedule tribe is 692. There are 781 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dumra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 20 135 -641 -143
2011 797 794 816 692 781
2001 763 774 681 1333 924

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6861 are male and 5270 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dumra is 88%. 89% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dumra

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 1.3% 4.0%
2011 87.9% 89.4% 86%
2001 85.5% 88.1% 82%

Workers profile

Dumra has 31% (4817) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 11% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dumra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.7% 22.8% 7.9% 69.3%
Male 46.1% 36.4% 9.7% 53.9%
Female 11.4% 5.7% 5.7% 88.6%