Dungra Khasmahal Census Town, with population of 6789 is Kalimpong -I sub district's only census town located in Kalimpong -I sub district of Darjiling district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dungra Khasmahal census town is 3 km2. Population density of the census town is 2197 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Dungra Khasmahal Ward No 01 and the population of Dungra Khasmahal Ward No 01 is 6789.

Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri which is 91 km far from here. Kalimpong I is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Darjiling which is 66 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 585 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1929.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 17.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 30.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6789 people, among them 3276 (48%) are male and 3513 (52%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 30% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dungra Khasmahal census town is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1504 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dungra Khasmahal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,789 3,995 791 2,003 546
Male 3,276 1,932 364 980 272
Female 3,513 2,063 427 1,023 274

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 15% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 10% population all other religious communities contribute 8% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1085 in Buddhists are 1100 and in Christians are 1029

Religion wise population 2011 - Dungra Khasmahal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,789 4,534 117 702 0 1,006 0 429 1
Male 3,276 2,175 62 346 0 479 0 213 1
Female 3,513 2,359 55 356 0 527 0 216 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 16% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5853. Female population growth rate of the census town is 18.6% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of 13.3%. General caste population has decreased by -16.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 311.3% and child population has increased by 15.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dungra Khasmahal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16% -16.1% 30.5% 311.3% 15.4%
Male 13.3% -17.9% 23.8% 300% 16.2%
Female 18.6% -14.3% 36.9% 322.7% 14.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1072 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1068, in schedule caste is 1173 and in schedule tribe is 1044. There are 1007 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dungra Khasmahal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 48 45 112 56 -14
2011 1072 1068 1173 1044 1007
2001 1024 1023 1061 988 1021

Literacy

Total 5444 people in the census town are literate, among them 2754 are male and 2690 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dungra Khasmahal is 87%. 92% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dungra Khasmahal

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 3.0% 6.9%
2011 87.2% 91.7% 83.1%
2001 82.4% 88.7% 76.2%

Workers profile

Dungra Khasmahal has 35% (2355) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 21% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dungra Khasmahal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.7% 27.9% 6.8% 65.3%
Male 49.7% 43.4% 6.3% 50.3%
Female 20.7% 13.4% 7.2% 79.3%