Dakshin Dangapara Village, with population of 2938 is Maynaguri sub district's the 40th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dakshin Dangapara village is 4 km2 and it is the 30th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 669 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Dakshin Dangapara village to Maynaguri is 10 km. Pin code of Dakshin Dangapara village is 735305. 0.02 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2938 people, among them 1532 (52%) are male and 1406 (48%) are female. 47% of the whole population are from general caste, 53% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Dangapara village is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 689 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Dangapara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,938 1,367 1,571 0 395
Male 1,532 704 828 0 206
Female 1,406 663 743 0 189

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3041. Female population growth rate of the village is -3.1% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of -3.6%. General caste population has increased by 19.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -17.2% and child population has decreased by -13.4% in the village since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -3.4% 19.5% -17.2% 0% -13.4%
Male -3.6% 18.5% -16.9% 0% -11.6%
Female -3.1% 20.5% -17.5% 0% -15.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 897. There are 917 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Dangapara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 16 -8 0 -40
2011 918 942 897 0 917
2001 913 926 905 0 957

Literacy

Total 1826 people in the village are literate, among them 1055 are male and 771 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Dangapara is 72%. 80% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Dangapara

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 4.7% 9.8%
2011 71.8% 79.6% 63.4%
2001 64.8% 74.9% 53.6%

Workers profile

Dakshin Dangapara has 33% (961) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 10% 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 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Dangapara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.7% 27.9% 4.8% 67.3%
Male 53.3% 49.1% 4.2% 46.7%
Female 10.3% 4.8% 5.5% 89.7%