Domkal Community Development Block, with population of about 3.6 lakh is Murshidabad district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Murshidabad district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 77 villages in the sub district, among them Garaimari is the most populous village with population of about 29 thousand and Char Momenpur is the least populous village with population of 48. Garaimari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 24 km2 and Sambhu Nagar is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.6 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Domkal community development block is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 89 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Domkal community development block live in the Domkal Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Domkal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 363,976 353,242 9,515 1,219 45,641
Male 186,182 180,707 4,866 609 23,264
Female 177,794 172,535 4,649 610 22,377

Most populated Villages in Domkal

Villages
Name Population
Garaimari 29260
Taraf Rasulpurpatnipara 19958
Sibnagar Laskarpur 15887
Juginda 13891
Raypur 13285
Garibpur 12788
Jitpur 11016
Aminabad 10496
Mamenpur 10187
Bhagirathpur 10125

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 956 in Hindus are 950.

Religion wise population 2011 - Domkal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 363,976 36,972 326,459 168 16 11 30 0 320
Male 186,182 18,958 166,940 92 6 5 16 0 165
Female 177,794 18,014 159,519 76 10 6 14 0 155

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.6% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 16%. General caste population has increased by 17.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 98.9% and child population has decreased by -11.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Domkal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.8% 17.4% -7.6% 98.9% -11.7%
Male 16% 16.7% -7.9% 93.3% -10.4%
Female 17.6% 18.2% -7.3% 104.7% -13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 1002. There are 962 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Domkal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 13 6 56 -28
2011 955 955 955 1002 962
2001 942 942 949 946 990

Villages with highest sex ratio in Domkal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Char Sahajadpur 1206
Bil Bamas 1134
Char Momenpur 1087
Char Juranpur 1043
Dakshin Nagar 1018
Hetanpur 1015
Mahabub Nagar 1014
Panchananpur 1011
Chandpur 999
Baniakhali 999

Literacy

Total about 2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 98 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Domkal is 64%. 64% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Domkal

Total Male Female
Change 12.4% 9.8% 15.1%
2011 63.9% 64.5% 63.3%
2001 51.5% 54.7% 48.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Domkal

Workers profile

Domkal has 35% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 11% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Domkal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.2% 27.5% 7.7% 64.8%
Male 58.4% 49.3% 9.1% 41.6%
Female 11% 4.7% 6.3% 89%

Biggest Villages in Domkal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Garaimari 23.6
Jitpur 12.5
Taraf Rasulpurpatnipara 12.4
Juginda 12
Raypur 10.7
Sibnagar Laskarpur 10
Mamenpur 9.3
Garibpur 8.9
Dhulauri 7.5
Jot Kanai 7