Dakshin Putimari Village, with population of 1882 is Maynaguri sub district's the 15th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dakshin Putimari village is 4 km2 and it is the 28th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 444 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Dakshin Putimari village to Maynaguri is 19 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dakshin Putimari village is 735305.

Demographics

The village is home to 1882 people, among them 973 (52%) are male and 909 (48%) are female. 23% of the whole population are from general caste, 77% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Putimari village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 438 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Putimari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,882 425 1,455 2 206
Male 973 215 756 2 107
Female 909 210 699 0 99

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1721. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.6% which is -1.5% lower than male population growth rate of 10.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10% and child population has decreased by -25.1% in the village since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9 7 10 0 -25
Male 10 4 12 0 -24
Female 9 9 8 0 -26

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 977, in schedule caste is 925. There are 925 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Putimari

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 45 -26 0 -25
2011 934 977 925 0 925
2001 947 932 951 0 950

Literacy

Total 1199 people in the village are literate, among them 676 are male and 523 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Putimari is 72%. 78% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Putimari

Total Male Female
Change 9 1 16
2011 72 78 65
2001 63 77 48

Workers profile

Dakshin Putimari has 29% (554) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 5% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Putimari

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29 27 3 71
Male 52 49 3 48
Female 5 2 3 95