Dasna Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 35 thousand is Ghaziabad sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Ghaziabad sub district of Ghaziabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dasna nagar panchayat is 3 km2. Population density of the city is 10580 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Dasna Ward No 15 is the most populous ward with population of 3895 and Dasna Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 73.

Nearest railway station is Ghaziabad which is 9 km far from here. Ghaziabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 7 km. District head quarter of the city is Ghaziabad which is 7 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 474 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 547 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 35 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (52%) are male and about 17 thousand (48%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dasna nagar panchayat is 20%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 5434 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dasna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34,914 33,881 1,033 0 6,927
Male 18,281 17,734 547 0 3,587
Female 16,633 16,147 486 0 3,340

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 19% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 933 in Hindus are 819.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dasna

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 34,914 6,588 28,203 81 6 7 2 0 27
Male 18,281 3,622 14,587 46 3 4 1 0 18
Female 16,633 2,966 13,616 35 3 3 1 0 9

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 42.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 46.6% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of 39.6%. General caste population has increased by 43.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.5% and child population has increased by 28% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dasna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42.9% 43.2% 34.5% 0% 28%
Male 39.6% 40% 29% 0% 26.2%
Female 46.6% 46.8% 41.3% 0% 30.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 910 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 888. There are 931 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dasna

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 43 77 0 28
2011 910 911 888 0 931
2001 866 868 811 0 903

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 7512 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dasna is 67%. 76% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dasna

Total Male Female
Change 10.9% 6.8% 16.3%
2011 67% 76.5% 56.5%
2001 56.1% 69.7% 40.2%

Workers profile

Dasna has 27% (9317) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 7% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dasna

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26.7% 23.8% 2.9% 73.3%
Male 44.8% 41.7% 3.1% 55.2%
Female 6.8% 4.1% 2.6% 93.2%