Dakshin Khagrabari Census Town, with population of 7469 is Maynaguri sub district's the least populous census town located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dakshin Khagrabari census town is 4 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1713 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Dakshin Khagrabari Ward No 01 and the population of Dakshin Khagrabari Ward No 01 is 7469.

Nearest railway station is New Maynaguri which is 3 km far from here. Jalpaiguri Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 20 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jalpaiguri which is 20 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 650 km far from here.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7469 people, among them 3786 (51%) are male and 3683 (49%) are female. 41% of the whole population are from general caste, 58% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Khagrabari census town is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1805 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Khagrabari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,469 3,075 4,357 37 797
Male 3,786 1,564 2,203 19 399
Female 3,683 1,511 2,154 18 398

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 974 in Muslims are 978.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dakshin Khagrabari

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,469 7,001 443 0 0 22 1 0 2
Male 3,786 3,547 224 0 0 13 0 0 2
Female 3,683 3,454 219 0 0 9 1 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6215. Female population growth rate of the census town is 20.8% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 19.6%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 60.9% and child population has decreased by -11.3% in the census town since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.2% 10.9% 27.4% 60.9% -11.3%
Male 19.6% 10.1% 27% 72.7% -8.7%
Female 20.8% 11.8% 27.8% 50% -13.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 978 and in schedule tribe is 947. There are 997 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Khagrabari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 15 6 -144 -60
2011 973 966 978 947 997
2001 963 951 972 1091 1057

Literacy

Total 5108 people in the census town are literate, among them 2763 are male and 2345 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Khagrabari is 77%. 82% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Khagrabari

Total Male Female
Change 7.3% 3.6% 11.4%
2011 76.6% 81.6% 71.4%
2001 69.3% 78% 60%

Workers profile

Dakshin Khagrabari has 35% (2585) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Khagrabari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.6% 31% 3.6% 65.4%
Male 55.7% 53.9% 1.8% 44.3%
Female 13% 7.5% 5.5% 87%