Dhoomakot Tahsil, with population of about 39 thousand is Garhwal district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Garhwal district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 331 villages in the sub district, among them Patotia is the most populous village with population of 712 and Toran is the least populous village with population of 3. Pipli is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 4 km2 and Vijay Gaon is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 39 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (45%) are male and about 22 thousand (55%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhoomakot tahsil is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 9600 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Dhoomakot tahsil live in the Dhoomakot Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhoomakot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39,230 32,104 7,114 12 4,828
Male 17,661 14,185 3,470 6 2,464
Female 21,569 17,919 3,644 6 2,364

Most populated Villages in Dhoomakot

Villages
Name Population
Patotia 712
Pipli 687
Maira 454
Audaunth 437
Kanda Malla 392
Kochiyar 390
Kasana Palla 380
Kanda Talla 370
Otinda Gaon 358
Sangalia Laga Devlad 356

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1226.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dhoomakot

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 39,230 39,072 107 13 7 0 0 1 30
Male 17,661 17,556 74 9 5 0 0 0 17
Female 21,569 21,516 33 4 2 0 0 1 13

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -10.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 44 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -10.6% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of -11.1%. General caste population has decreased by -12.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 71.4% and child population has decreased by -25.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhoomakot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10.9% -12.9% -0.4% 71.4% -25.8%
Male -11.1% -13.2% -1.6% 100% -24.7%
Female -10.6% -12.7% 0.7% 50% -27%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1221 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1263, in schedule caste is 1050 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 959 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhoomakot

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 7 24 -333 -31
2011 1221 1263 1050 1000 959
2001 1215 1256 1026 1333 990

Villages with highest sex ratio in Dhoomakot

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Batula Talla 3000
Dumlot 2765
Basoli Talli 2700
Tunisera 2667
Batula Malla 2636
Kamanda Walla 2235
Semri Talli 2182
Badupinjoli 2176
Panjai Moxan 2083
Chetadhar Malla 2000

Literacy

Total about 26 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhoomakot is 77%. 91% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhoomakot

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 1.8% 5.8%
2011 76.9% 91.1% 65.7%
2001 72.9% 89.3% 59.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Dhoomakot

Workers profile

Dhoomakot has 45% (about 18 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 45% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhoomakot

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.1% 20.5% 24.6% 54.9%
Male 44.7% 24.8% 19.9% 55.3%
Female 45.4% 16.9% 28.5% 54.6%

Biggest Villages in Dhoomakot

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Pipli 4.3
Berhat Palla 3.3
Patotia 3.2
Cherebara 3.2
Devlad 3.1
Otinda Gaon 2.7
Thawara 2.4
Androli 2.3
Pholtanda 2.2
Audaunth 2.2