Dhusaripara Census Town, with population of about 18 thousand is Samserganj sub district's the 4th most populous census town located in Samserganj sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dhusaripara census town is 3 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 5378 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Dhusaripara Ward No 01 and the population of Dhusaripara Ward No 01 is about 18 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Nimtita which is 2 km far from here. Samserganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Berhampur which is 74 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 285 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 8822 (50%) are male and 8978 (50%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhusaripara census town is 20%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3367 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhusaripara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,800 16,665 1,134 1 3,559
Male 8,822 8,243 578 1 1,806
Female 8,978 8,422 556 0 1,753

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 19% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1036 in Hindus are 945.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dhusaripara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,800 3,311 14,453 19 0 1 0 3 13
Male 8,822 1,702 7,100 9 0 0 0 2 9
Female 8,978 1,609 7,353 10 0 1 0 1 4

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 47% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 49% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 45%. General caste population has increased by 47.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.9% and child population has increased by 23.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhusaripara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 47% 47.2% 43.9% 0% 23.1%
Male 45% 44.9% 44.9% 0% 21.9%
Female 49% 49.4% 42.9% 0% 24.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1018 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 962. There are 971 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhusaripara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 31 -13 0 20
2011 1018 1022 962 0 971
2001 990 991 975 0 951

Literacy

Total 7788 people in the census town are literate, among them 4285 are male and 3503 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhusaripara is 55%. 61% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhusaripara

Total Male Female
Change 16.1% 10.6% 21.7%
2011 54.7% 61.1% 48.5%
2001 38.6% 50.5% 26.8%

Workers profile

Dhusaripara has 47% (8400) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 46% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhusaripara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.2% 38.8% 8.4% 52.8%
Male 48.3% 43.8% 4.5% 51.7%
Female 46.1% 33.8% 12.3% 53.9%