Domjur Census Town, with population of about 18 thousand is Domjur sub district's the 4th most populous census town located in Domjur sub district of Haora district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Domjur census town is 4 km2 and it is the 4th biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4813 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Domjur Ward No 01 and the population of Domjur Ward No 01 is about 18 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Domjur Road which is within the census town. Domjur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Haora which is 17 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 20 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 about 18 thousand people, among them 9040 (49%) are male and 9393 (51%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Domjur census town is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 4308 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Domjur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,433 16,953 1,405 75 1,725
Male 9,040 8,341 661 38 848
Female 9,393 8,612 744 37 877

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 25% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1070 in Muslims are 956.

Religion wise population 2011 - Domjur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 18,433 13,696 4,675 6 1 1 0 30 24
Male 9,040 6,616 2,390 4 0 0 0 18 12
Female 9,393 7,080 2,285 2 1 1 0 12 12

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 9.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 10.9% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 12.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -22.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 158.6% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Domjur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.3% 12.8% -22.2% 158.6% -1.4%
Male 7.7% 11.2% -25.3% 216.7% -6.8%
Female 10.9% 14.3% -19.2% 117.6% 4.4%

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 1032, in schedule caste is 1126 and in schedule tribe is 974. There are 1034 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 111 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Domjur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 27 85 -443 111
2011 1039 1032 1126 974 1034
2001 1009 1005 1041 1417 923

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 7294 are male and 7102 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Domjur is 86%. 89% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Domjur

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 8.5% 13.0%
2011 86.2% 89% 83.4%
2001 75.4% 80.5% 70.4%

Workers profile

Domjur has 38% (7020) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 14% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Domjur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.1% 33.6% 4.5% 61.9%
Male 63.5% 59.3% 4.2% 36.5%
Female 13.6% 8.8% 4.9% 86.4%