Dudhkalmi Census Town, with population of 5558 is Chanditala - I sub district's the least populous census town located in Chanditala - I sub district of Hugli district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dudhkalmi census town is 2 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2988 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Dudhkalmi Ward No 01 and the population of Dudhkalmi Ward No 01 is 5558.

Nearest railway station is Gobra which is 9 km far from here. Chanditala is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Chinsurah which is 56 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 29 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1523 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5558 people, among them 2628 (47%) are male and 2930 (53%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dudhkalmi census town is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1099 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dudhkalmi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,558 5,484 74 0 664
Male 2,628 2,591 37 0 355
Female 2,930 2,893 37 0 309

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 29% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1155 in Hindus are 1030.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dudhkalmi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,558 1,604 3,923 24 1 0 0 0 6
Male 2,628 790 1,820 12 1 0 0 0 5
Female 2,930 814 2,103 12 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 5.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5252. Female population growth rate of the census town is 6.5% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 5.1%. General caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -43.9% and child population has decreased by -25.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dudhkalmi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.8% 7.1% -43.9% 0% -25.2%
Male 5.1% 6% -33.9% 0% -23.2%
Female 6.5% 8.1% -51.3% 0% -27.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1115 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1117, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 870 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dudhkalmi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 23 -357 0 -52
2011 1115 1117 1000 0 870
2001 1100 1094 1357 0 922

Literacy

Total 4130 people in the census town are literate, among them 1986 are male and 2144 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dudhkalmi is 84%. 87% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dudhkalmi

Total Male Female
Change 1.9% 0.4% 3.3%
2011 84.4% 87.4% 81.8%
2001 82.5% 87% 78.5%

Workers profile

Dudhkalmi has 30% (1668) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 8% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dudhkalmi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30% 26.6% 3.5% 70%
Male 54.3% 50.4% 3.9% 45.7%
Female 8.2% 5.2% 3.1% 91.8%