Dharmmapur Village, with population of 8353 is Maynaguri sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dharmmapur village is 28 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 298 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Dharmmapur village to Maynaguri is 17 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dharmmapur village is 735307.

Demographics

The village is home to 8353 people, among them 4309 (52%) are male and 4044 (48%) are female. 40% of the whole population are from general caste, 60% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharmmapur village is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1838 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,353 3,315 5,034 4 1,103
Male 4,309 1,712 2,595 2 585
Female 4,044 1,603 2,439 2 518

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7147. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.7% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of 17%. General caste population has increased by 17.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.5% and child population has decreased by -5.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 17 17 0 -5
Male 17 17 17 0 5
Female 17 18 16 0 -15

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 939 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 936, in schedule caste is 940 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 885 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 199 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -2 13 -13 1,000 -199
2011 939 936 940 1,000 885
2001 941 923 953 0 1,084

Literacy

Total 5256 people in the village are literate, among them 2965 are male and 2291 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharmmapur is 72%. 80% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total Male Female
Change 11 6 17
2011 73 80 65
2001 61 73 48

Workers profile

Dharmmapur has 33% (2762) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharmmapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 28 5 67
Male 53 49 4 47
Female 11 5 6 89