Dakshin Khara Village, with population of 741 is Galsi - I sub district's the 22nd least populous village, located in Galsi - I sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dakshin Khara village is 3 km2 and it is the 33rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 286 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Durgapur and distance from Dakshin Khara village to Durgapur is 30 km. Pin code of Dakshin Khara village is 713420.

Demographics

The village is home to 741 people, among them 517 (70%) are male and 224 (30%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Khara village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 132 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Khara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 741 736 2 3 112
Male 517 512 2 3 61
Female 224 224 0 0 51

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -35.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1150. Female population growth rate of the village is -55.6% which is -35.8% lower than male population growth rate of -19.8%. General caste population has decreased by -31.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -95.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -89.3% and child population has decreased by -17% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Khara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -35.6% -31.6% -95.7% -89.3% -17%
Male -19.8% -15.9% -90% -81.3% -22.8%
Female -55.6% -52% -100% -100% -8.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 433 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 438,. There are 836 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 350 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 127 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Khara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -350 -329 -1300 -750 127
2011 433 438 0 0 836
2001 783 767 1300 750 709

Literacy

Total 622 people in the village are literate, among them 453 are male and 169 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Khara is 99%. 99% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 29%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 43%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Khara

Total Male Female
Change 29.0% 17.3% 43.1%
2011 98.9% 99.3% 97.7%
2001 69.9% 82% 54.6%

Workers profile

Dakshin Khara has 56% (415) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 79% male and 4% female population are working population. 77% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Khara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56% 54.5% 1.5% 44%
Male 78.5% 77.2% 1.4% 21.5%
Female 4% 2.2% 1.8% 96%