Dabgram (P) Census Town, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Rajganj sub district's the most populous census town located in Rajganj sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dabgram (P) census town is 24 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 4948 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Dabgram (p) Ward No 01 and the population of Dabgram (p) Ward No 01 is about 1.2 lakh.

Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri which is 10 km far from here. Raiganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 33 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jalpaiguri which is 60 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 580 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 61 thousand (51%) are male and about 58 thousand (49%) are female. 50% of the whole population are from general caste, 49% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dabgram (P) census town is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 27 thousand households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dabgram (P)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 119,040 60,088 57,745 1,207 15,093
Male 61,078 30,905 29,575 598 7,735
Female 57,962 29,183 28,170 609 7,358

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 947 in Muslims are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dabgram (P)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 119,040 112,649 5,219 627 29 232 12 13 259
Male 61,078 57,843 2,662 312 16 108 5 7 125
Female 57,962 54,806 2,557 315 13 124 7 6 134

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 65.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 72 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 68.2% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 63.5%. General caste population has increased by 49.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 89%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.3% and child population has increased by 20.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dabgram (P)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 65.8% 49.9% 89% 3.3% 20.6%
Male 63.5% 46.7% 88.9% -5.2% 21.5%
Female 68.2% 53.4% 89.1% 13.2% 19.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 949 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 1018. There are 951 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dabgram (P)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 41 1 165 -16
2011 949 944 952 1018 951
2001 923 903 951 853 967

Literacy

Total about 76 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 42 thousand are male and about 34 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dabgram (P) is 73%. 79% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dabgram (P)

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 6.3% 16.0%
2011 73.2% 79.1% 67%
2001 62.4% 72.8% 51%

Workers profile

Dabgram (P) has 37% (about 44 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 15% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dabgram (P)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.6% 32.2% 4.4% 63.4%
Male 56.9% 52.3% 4.6% 43.1%
Female 15.3% 11% 4.2% 84.7%