Domjur Community Development Block, with population of about 3.8 lakh is Haora district's the most populous sub district, located in Haora district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 31 villages in the sub district, among them Narna is the most populous village with population of 5518 and Chak Kadamtala is the least populous village with population of 323. Khas Mara is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Mollar Chak is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 23 census towns in the sub district, those are - Bankra, Nibra, Kalara, Domjur and Mahiari Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.8 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.9 lakh (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Domjur community development block is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 82 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 80% (about 3 lakh) live in Domjur Sub District urban part and 20% (about 75 thousand) population live in the Domjur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Domjur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 377,588 310,799 65,202 1,587 41,978
Male 192,199 158,716 32,714 769 21,358
Female 185,389 152,083 32,488 818 20,620

Most populated Villages and Cities in Domjur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Narna 5518 Bankra 63957
Khas Mara 5298 Nibra 27818
Lakshmanpur 4596 Kalara 27210
Parbbatipur 4586 Domjur 18433
Prasastha 4255 Mahiari 18223
Sankharidaha 4021 Salap 15171
Danspara 3621 Dakshin Jhapardaha 13704
Pakuria 3380 Kesabpur 12073
Rajapur 3209 Ankurhati 11130
Bhashkur 3063 Kantlia 9567

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 37% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 984 in Muslims are 931.

Religion wise population 2011 - Domjur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 377,588 235,311 138,779 715 130 88 82 262 2,221
Male 192,199 118,588 71,879 343 75 39 42 129 1,104
Female 185,389 116,723 66,900 372 55 49 40 133 1,117

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 21.5% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 21%. General caste population has increased by 24%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.7% and child population has increased by 5.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Domjur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.2% 24% 10.1% 3.7% 5.3%
Male 21% 23.3% 11.9% -7.1% 5.2%
Female 21.5% 24.7% 8.4% 16.4% 5.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 993 and in schedule tribe is 1064. There are 965 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Domjur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 11 -32 215 2
2011 965 958 993 1064 965
2001 961 947 1025 849 963

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Domjur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dharsha 1214 Dafarpur 1039
Baigachhi 1165 Domjur 1039
Raghabpur 1158 Uttar Jhapardaha 1017
Chak Narna 1119 Baluhati 993
Bhashkur 1102 Dakshin Jhapardaha 988
Chak Kadamtala 1084 Bipra Noapara 984
Dakshinbari 1070 Mahiari 979
Jhaluarber 1065 Bhandardaha 973
Mahishnala 1039 Kesabpur 969
Chak Hari 1034 Natibpur 969

Literacy

Total about 2.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Domjur is 81%. 84% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Domjur

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% 3.7% 9.0%
2011 81.3% 84.2% 78.4%
2001 75.1% 80.5% 69.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Domjur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Purbba Naopara 90 Mahiari 91
Pipli 86 Khantora 89
Prasastha 85 Makardaha 89
Pakuria 85 Baluhati 88
Pairatangi 85 Tentulkuli 88
Dansi 83 Nibra 88
Baigachhi 83 Domjur 86
Danspara 83 Salap 86
Parbbatipur 82 Dakshin Jhapardaha 85
Narna 81 Dafarpur 84

Workers profile

Domjur has 39% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 15% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% 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 39% 33.7% 5.4% 61%
Male 62.3% 57.1% 5.3% 37.7%
Female 14.9% 9.4% 5.5% 85.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Domjur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Khas Mara 5.1 Kalara 4.6
Narna 4.6 Dakshin Jhapardaha 4.3
Nonakundu 2.4 Uttar Jhapardaha 4.1
Dakshinbari 2.2 Domjur 3.8
Mahishgote 2 Bankra 3.6
Baigachhi 1.9 Nibra 3.5
Lakshmanpur 1.8 Dafarpur 2.6
Parbbatipur 1.6 Rudrapur 2.5
Sankharidaha 1.6 Bipra Noapara 2.4
Raghabpur 1.5 Kesabpur 2.4