The village is home to 1489 people, among them 824 (55%) are male and 665 (45%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhanmau village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 229 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 15.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1293. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.3% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 11.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.9% and child population has decreased by -9.1% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 807 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 780, in schedule caste is 885. There are 867 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 109 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 1037 people in the village are literate, among them 630 are male and 407 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhanmau is 81%. 89% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.
Dhanmau has 29% (432) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 2% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.