Dungamal Census Town, with population of 6271 is Balugaon sub district's only census town located in Balugaon sub district of Khordha district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Dungamal census town is 2 km2. Population density of the census town is 3484 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Dungamal Ward No 01 and the population of Dungamal Ward No 01 is 6271.

Nearest railway station is Naval Chhaka which is within the census town. Chilika is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 20 km. District head quarter of the census town is Khordha which is 70 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 100 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1464 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6271 people, among them 4289 (68%) are male and 1982 (32%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dungamal census town is 7%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1051 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dungamal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,271 5,708 424 139 462
Male 4,289 3,983 238 68 251
Female 1,982 1,725 186 71 211

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 467 in Muslims are 318 and in Christians are 536.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dungamal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,271 6,028 112 86 31 6 2 3 3
Male 4,289 4,110 85 56 26 5 2 2 3
Female 1,982 1,918 27 30 5 1 0 1 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6207. Female population growth rate of the census town is -12.6% which is -21.5% lower than male population growth rate of 8.9%. General caste population has increased by 3.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -28.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 33.7% and child population has decreased by -20.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dungamal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1% 3.6% -28.5% 33.7% -20.9%
Male 8.9% 11% -19.6% 25.9% -18%
Female -12.6% -10.2% -37.4% 42% -24.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 462 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 433, in schedule caste is 782 and in schedule tribe is 1044. There are 841 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 114 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 67 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dungamal

Total General SC ST Child
Change -114 -102 -221 118 -67
2011 462 433 782 1044 841
2001 576 535 1003 926 908

Literacy

Total 5397 people in the census town are literate, among them 3914 are male and 1483 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dungamal is 93%. 97% of male and 84% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dungamal

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% 0.6% 4.8%
2011 92.9% 96.9% 83.7%
2001 90.2% 96.3% 78.9%

Workers profile

Dungamal has 60% (3735) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 80% male and 16% female population are working population. 75% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dungamal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 59.6% 53.6% 6% 40.4%
Male 79.7% 74.8% 4.9% 20.3%
Female 15.9% 7.7% 8.2% 84.1%