Population of Deoghar 2019

Deoghar is actually a holy city alongside the Mayurakshi River in the state of Jharkhand. The old Baba Baidyanath Temple complex is a huge Hindu journey site. There is a place of worship to Krishna in the stone-cut Naulakha Mandir temple.

population of Deoghar 2019

In the upper east of the town is the Harila Jori, which is the site of a Shiva temple and a holy water tank. The well known Baidyanath Temple is situated here.


To get the actual population numbers of Deoghar in the year 2019, we need to find the population of the previous 5 years. They are as follows:

  1. 2014 – 224,126
  2. 2015 – 242,758
  3. 2016 – 256,492
  4. 2017 – 271,107
  5. 2018 – 286,402

With the population numbers of Deoghar from 2014-18 shown above; there is a noticeable increase in 62,276 in the past 5 years. As per the given figures, every year it is seen that the population increases by 12,455.2. Therefore, the population of Deoghar in 2019 is expected to be 286,402 + 12,455.2 = 298,857.2. So, the population of Deoghar in 2019 as per estimated data = 298,857.2.

Deoghar Population 2019 –298,857.2. (estimated).


As per 2011, it had around 203,116 inhabitants and 18% of the population is below 6 years of age. The total number of literates in the city are 150,988, with 85,439 comprise of males and 65,549 are females. The average literacy rate of the city is about 85.68 percent. Male literacy is about 91.24 and females at 79.37 percent.

The sex ratio is 881 females for every 1000 males. Child sex ratio of the city is 873 females for 1000 males. The total number of children in the city in the age group of 6 and less comprise of 26,893 according to the figures of the census in 2011. The children population shapes 13.24 % of the aggregate population of Deoghar. Also, the total number of slums in the city is about 4,303 and about 23,442 lives in them. This is around 11.54% of the aggregate population of the city of Deoghar.


The population density of Deoghar is 1698 people per square kilometer. The city’s population has expanded by 106.5% in about the last 10 years. In the 2001 census, the population in Deoghar was around 98 thousand.  The population in the recent years has been growing at a moderate pace and this is expected to continue at the same pace in the years to come.


  1. The holy city of Deoghar houses the renowned Baidyanath Dham temple, which is one of the twelve jyotirlingas in the country and it is the essential tourist attraction over here.

  2. It encounters sweltering summer from the month of March to May. Substantial rainstorm downpours start from the month of June to September and cool dry winters from October to February. The average yearly precipitation is 1239 mm and it has a maximum temperature in summer of about 43 °C and the lowest temperature in winter is 8 °C.

  3. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith is a private school and it was established in the year of 1922 and is known for its quality education in secondary as well as the higher secondary section. It is otherwise called Bangla Vidyapith among local people. This school is run by Rama Krishna Math, Kolkata. It consists of a private Secondary and Senior Secondary School, a very much furnished altruistic medicinal unit with present-day diagnostic facilities.

  4. Birla Institute of Technology in the city was set up in the year of 2007, on the demand of the Government of the state. It is controlled authoritatively and scholastically by BIT Mesra.

  5. Naulakha Temple is a delightful temple of Radha-Krishna on the outskirts of the city.