Dantaur Village, with population of 8389 is Khajuwala sub district's the most populous village, located in Khajuwala sub district of Bikaner district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Dantaur village is 286 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 29 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bikaner and distance from Dantaur village to Bikaner is 113 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dantaur village is 334023. Khajuwala is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Bikaner which is 113 km away. 1.32 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 8389 people, among them 4370 (52%) are male and 4019 (48%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dantaur village is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1587 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dantaur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,389 6,442 1,926 21 1,440
Male 4,370 3,353 1,004 13 721
Female 4,019 3,089 922 8 719

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7535. Female population growth rate of the village is 13% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 9.9%. General caste population has increased by 9.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 110% and child population has decreased by -5.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dantaur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.3% 9.2% 18.3% 110% -5.3%
Male 9.9% 7.1% 19.2% 160% -10.9%
Female 13% 11.7% 17.3% 60% 1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 918 and in schedule tribe is 615. There are 997 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 117 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dantaur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 38 -15 -385 117
2011 920 921 918 615 997
2001 894 883 933 1000 880

Literacy

Total 3951 people in the village are literate, among them 2473 are male and 1478 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dantaur is 57%. 68% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dantaur

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 8.9% 11.4%
2011 56.9% 67.8% 44.8%
2001 46.8% 58.9% 33.4%

Workers profile

Dantaur has 54% (4540) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 52% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dantaur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 54.1% 47.9% 6.2% 45.9%
Male 56% 54.1% 2% 44%
Female 52% 41.3% 10.7% 48%