Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar Village, with population of about 20 thousand is Bhagawangola - I sub district's the most populous village, located in Bhagawangola - I sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar village is 21 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 929 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jiaganj and distance from Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar village to Jiaganj is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar village is 742135.

Demographics

The village is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (51%) are male and 9688 (49%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar village is 14%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 4345 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,813 18,540 1,234 39 2,807
Male 10,125 9,480 627 18 1,381
Female 9,688 9,060 607 21 1,426

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.6% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of 20.6%. General caste population has increased by 18.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 98.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 85.7% and child population has decreased by -14.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.1% 18.9% 98.1% 85.7% -14.7%
Male 20.6% 17.5% 95.9% 63.6% -18.4%
Female 23.6% 20.4% 100.3% 110% -10.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 968 and in schedule tribe is 1167. There are 1033 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 23 21 258 90
2011 957 956 968 1167 1033
2001 933 933 947 909 943

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 5583 are male and 5556 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar is 66%. 64% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 13.8% 11.3% 16.4%
2011 65.5% 63.8% 67.2%
2001 51.7% 52.5% 50.8%

Workers profile

Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar has 31% (6218) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 9% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Hanumanta Nagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.4% 19% 12.3% 68.6%
Male 53.1% 35.3% 17.8% 46.9%
Female 8.6% 2% 6.6% 91.4%