Dwarahat Tahsil, with population of about 55 thousand is Almora district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Almora district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 206 villages in the sub district, among them Malli Mirai is the most populous village with population of 2219 and Matela Talla is the least populous village with population of 5. Dwarahat Range is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 167 km2 and Pujakhet(Hat Anshik) is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Dwarahat (NP) Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 55 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (44%) are male and about 31 thousand (56%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dwarahat tahsil is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 95% (about 52 thousand) live in Dwarahat Sub District rural part and 5% (2749) population live in the Dwarahat Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dwarahat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55,068 41,068 13,929 71 6,790
Male 24,372 17,903 6,443 26 3,561
Female 30,696 23,165 7,486 45 3,229

Most populated Villages and Cities in Dwarahat

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Malli Mirai 2219 Dwarahat (NP) 2749
Irha Avam Chak Malla Bayera,Ta 1655
Ashgoli Avam Chakpatal Raun 1059
Salna 1046
Bijepur 925
Rawari 891
Ghaglori 845
Bhandar Gaon 833
Dotal Gaon 724
Bhatora 706

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1267.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dwarahat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 55,068 54,474 358 77 17 26 6 0 110
Male 24,372 24,028 219 38 9 17 3 0 58
Female 30,696 30,446 139 39 8 9 3 0 52

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -73.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -71.8% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of -74.5%. General caste population has decreased by -74%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -70%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -50.7% and child population has decreased by -76.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dwarahat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -73.1% -74% -70% -50.7% -76.9%
Male -74.5% -75.7% -70.7% -68.3% -76.6%
Female -71.8% -72.6% -69.3% -27.4% -77.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1259 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1294, in schedule caste is 1162 and in schedule tribe is 1731. There are 907 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 121 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dwarahat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 121 146 54 975 -24
2011 1259 1294 1162 1731 907
2001 1138 1148 1108 756 931

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dwarahat

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dulgarhi 2941 Dwarahat (NP) 995
Dank 2667
Tamakhani 2190
Basakana 2000
Ghogia 2000
Patash 1971
Pokhari 1842
Budhina 1808
Bhanti 1794
Baban 1784

Literacy

Total about 38 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dwarahat is 79%. 93% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dwarahat

Total Male Female
Change 1.6% 0.5% 3.8%
2011 79.5% 92.8% 69.4%
2001 77.9% 92.3% 65.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dwarahat

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mishan Dwarahat 100 Dwarahat (NP) 93
Dwarahat Range 100
Matela Talla 100
Dwarahat Range 100
Chora 98
Basakana 96
Khari 95
Bhat Kote 95
Simlti 94
Bhukmiya 93

Workers profile

Dwarahat has 47% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 48% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dwarahat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47.3% 35.3% 12.1% 52.7%
Male 46% 35.1% 10.9% 54%
Female 48.4% 35.4% 13.1% 51.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Dwarahat

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dwarahat Range 167.4 Dwarahat (NP) 2.9
Dwarahat Range 167.4
Irha Avam Chak Malla Bayera,Ta 7.2
Ashgoli Avam Chakpatal Raun 6.6
Bijepur 4.2
Gwar 3.7
Kande 3.3
Bhanti 3.2
Malli Mirai 3.1
Basera 3.1