Danta Village, with population of 7081 is Shahbad sub district's the most populous village, located in Shahbad sub district of Baran district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Danta village is 7 km2 and it is the 78th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1076 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Baran and distance from Danta village to Baran is 47 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Danta village is 325216. Shahbad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 39 km. District head quarter of the village is Baran which is 47 km away. 2.53 square kilometer (38%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 7081 people, among them 3641 (51%) are male and 3440 (49%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Danta village is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1455 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 63.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4322. Female population growth rate of the village is 64.6% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 63.1%. General caste population has increased by 70%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 73.9% and child population has increased by 26.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 945 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 912, in schedule caste is 900 and in schedule tribe is 1012. There are 815 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 185 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 4100 people in the village are literate, among them 2387 are male and 1713 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Danta is 69%. 79% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Danta has 41% (2911) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 30% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.