Dighi Village, with population of 5058 is Murliganj sub district's the 14th most populous village, located in Murliganj sub district of Madhepura district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Dighi village is 5 km2 and it is the 15th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 988 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Murliganj and distance from Dighi village to Murliganj is 3 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dighi village is 852122. The village comes under Dighi panchayat. Murliganj is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Madhepura which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 5058 people, among them 2709 (54%) are male and 2349 (46%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dighi village is 16%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 972 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dighi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,058 4,395 663 0 788
Male 2,709 2,375 334 0 429
Female 2,349 2,020 329 0 359

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4308. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.2% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 15.1%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.7% and child population has increased by 0.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dighi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 14 48 0 0
Male 15 12 40 0 0
Female 20 16 56 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 867 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 851, in schedule caste is 985. There are 837 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dighi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 26 98 0 -2
2011 867 851 985 0 837
2001 831 825 887 0 839

Literacy

Total 2988 people in the village are literate, among them 1762 are male and 1226 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dighi is 70%. 77% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dighi

Total Male Female
Change 11 7 17
2011 70 77 62
2001 59 71 45

Workers profile

Dighi has 32% (1638) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 16% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dighi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32 20 13 68
Male 47 30 16 53
Female 16 8 8 84