Dafarpur Census Town, with population of 5461 is Domjur sub district's the 3rd least populous census town located in Domjur sub district of Haora district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dafarpur census town is 3 km2 and it is the 7th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2076 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Dafarpur Ward No 01 and the population of Dafarpur Ward No 01 is 5461.

Nearest railway station is Domjur Road which is 6 km far from here. Domjur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Haora which is 24 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 27 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1659 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 32°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5461 people, among them 2678 (49%) are male and 2783 (51%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dafarpur census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1424 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dafarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,461 5,060 399 2 477
Male 2,678 2,480 197 1 242
Female 2,783 2,580 202 1 235

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1041.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dafarpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,461 5,437 9 3 1 0 0 0 11
Male 2,678 2,664 7 1 1 0 0 0 5
Female 2,783 2,773 2 2 0 0 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 18% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4629. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15.6% which is -5% lower than male population growth rate of 20.6%. General caste population has increased by 18.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -50% and child population has increased by 15.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dafarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18% 18.9% 8.1% -50% 15.8%
Male 20.6% 21.1% 15.2% -50% 18.6%
Female 15.6% 16.8% 2% -50% 13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1039 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1040, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 1000. 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 decreased by 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dafarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -45 -38 -133 0 -49
2011 1039 1040 1025 1000 971
2001 1084 1078 1158 1000 1020

Literacy

Total 4208 people in the census town are literate, among them 2139 are male and 2069 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dafarpur is 84%. 88% of male and 81% 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 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dafarpur

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% -0.7% 5.6%
2011 84.4% 87.8% 81.2%
2001 81.8% 88.5% 75.6%

Workers profile

Dafarpur has 35% (1926) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 10% female population are working population. 57% 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 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dafarpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.3% 30.7% 4.6% 64.7%
Male 61.6% 57.4% 4.3% 38.4%
Female 9.9% 5.1% 4.9% 90.1%