Dakshin Kalamati Village, with population of 1539 is Maynaguri sub district's the 10th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dakshin Kalamati village is 3 km2 and it is the 10th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 546 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Dakshin Kalamati village to Maynaguri is 10 km. Pin code of Dakshin Kalamati village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 1539 people, among them 791 (51%) are male and 748 (49%) are female. 17% of the whole population are from general caste, 83% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Kalamati village is 13%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 345 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Kalamati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,539 265 1,273 1 201
Male 791 145 645 1 97
Female 748 120 628 0 104

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 27.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1208. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.2% which is 7.2% higher than male population growth rate of 24%. General caste population has increased by 14.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.4% and child population has decreased by -5.2% in the village since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27 14 30 0 -5
Male 24 9 28 0 -14
Female 31 21 33 0 5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 828, in schedule caste is 974. There are 1072 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 196 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Kalamati

Total General SC ST Child
Change 53 84 41 0 196
2011 946 828 974 0 1,072
2001 893 744 933 0 876

Literacy

Total 868 people in the village are literate, among them 506 are male and 362 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Kalamati is 65%. 73% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Kalamati

Total Male Female
Change 12 9 16
2011 65 73 56
2001 53 64 40

Workers profile

Dakshin Kalamati has 44% (672) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 30% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Kalamati

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 28 15 56
Male 57 44 12 44
Female 30 11 19 70