Danga Census Town, with population of 6766 is Sonarpur sub district's the 3rd most populous census town located in Sonarpur sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Danga census town is 2 km2 and it is the 4th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3697 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Danga Ward No 01 and the population of Danga Ward No 01 is 6766.

Nearest railway station is Garia Road which is 5 km far from here. Baruipur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Alipore. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 17 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6766 people, among them 3503 (52%) are male and 3263 (48%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 43% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Danga census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1482 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Danga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,766 3,850 2,916 0 628
Male 3,503 1,993 1,510 0 320
Female 3,263 1,857 1,406 0 308

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 50% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 45% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 924 in Hindus are 930 and in Christians are 1019.

Religion wise population 2011 - Danga

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,766 3,042 3,408 313 1 1 1 0 0
Male 3,503 1,576 1,771 155 0 1 0 0 0
Female 3,263 1,466 1,637 158 1 0 1 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 14.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5929. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15.5% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 14.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.6% and child population has decreased by -8.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Danga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.1% 14.5% 13.6% 0% -8.5%
Male 12.8% 14.3% 10.9% 0% -8.3%
Female 15.5% 14.8% 16.5% 0% -8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 931. There are 963 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Danga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 5 44 0 -3
2011 931 932 931 0 963
2001 910 927 887 0 966

Literacy

Total 5026 people in the census town are literate, among them 2788 are male and 2238 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Danga is 82%. 88% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Danga

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 6.3% 10.7%
2011 81.9% 87.6% 75.7%
2001 73.5% 81.3% 65%

Workers profile

Danga has 38% (2584) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 15% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Danga

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 34.8% 3.4% 61.8%
Male 59.4% 56.9% 2.5% 40.6%
Female 15.4% 11.1% 4.3% 84.6%