Dakshin Bhuskadanga Village, with population of 2771 is Maynaguri sub district's the 30th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dakshin Bhuskadanga village is 5 km2 and it is the 39th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 583 persons per km2.

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

Demographics

The village is home to 2771 people, among them 1457 (53%) are male and 1314 (47%) are female. 16% of the whole population are from general caste, 84% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Bhuskadanga village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 637 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Bhuskadanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,771 442 2,328 1 367
Male 1,457 231 1,225 1 189
Female 1,314 211 1,103 0 178

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2373. Female population growth rate of the village is 16% which is -1.5% lower than male population growth rate of 17.5%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.1% and child population has decreased by -10% in the village since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 20 16 0 -10
Male 18 18 17 0 -16
Female 16 23 15 0 -3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 900. There are 942 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 121 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Bhuskadanga

Total General SC ST Child
Change -12 41 -21 0 121
2011 902 913 900 0 942
2001 914 872 921 0 821

Literacy

Total 1962 people in the village are literate, among them 1131 are male and 831 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Bhuskadanga is 82%. 89% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Bhuskadanga

Total Male Female
Change 12 9 15
2011 82 89 73
2001 70 81 58

Workers profile

Dakshin Bhuskadanga has 41% (1139) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 23% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Bhuskadanga

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 31 11 59
Male 58 52 5 42
Female 23 6 16 78