Dignagar Village, with population of 8313 is Ausgram - I sub district's the most populous village, located in Ausgram - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dignagar village is 16 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 529 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Gushkara and distance from Dignagar village to Gushkara is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dignagar village is 713128.

Demographics

The village is home to 8313 people, among them 4188 (50%) are male and 4125 (50%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 43% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dignagar village is 11%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 2108 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dignagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,313 4,230 3,594 489 930
Male 4,188 2,174 1,789 225 444
Female 4,125 2,056 1,805 264 486

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7815. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.1% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 4.8%. General caste population has increased by 1.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -16.1% and child population has decreased by -1.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dignagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.4% 1.8% 16.8% -16.1% -1.8%
Male 4.8% 1.3% 13.3% -17.6% -12.6%
Female 8.1% 2.4% 20.4% -14.8% 10.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 1009 and in schedule tribe is 1173. There are 1095 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 231 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dignagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 10 60 37 231
2011 985 946 1009 1173 1095
2001 955 936 949 1136 864

Literacy

Total 5031 people in the village are literate, among them 2800 are male and 2231 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dignagar is 68%. 75% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dignagar

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 5.7% 9.9%
2011 68.1% 74.8% 61.3%
2001 60.4% 69.1% 51.4%

Workers profile

Dignagar has 45% (3705) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 26% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 33% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dignagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.6% 17.1% 27.5% 55.4%
Male 63.2% 30% 33.1% 36.8%
Female 25.7% 4% 21.7% 74.3%