Dhaolaguri Village, with population of 2693 is Maynaguri sub district's the 27th least populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dhaolaguri village is 5 km2 and it is the 38th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 551 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Dhaolaguri village to Maynaguri is 10 km. 0.01 square kilometer (0%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2693 people, among them 1419 (53%) are male and 1274 (47%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste, 99% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhaolaguri village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 628 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhaolaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,693 34 2,658 1 368
Male 1,419 23 1,395 1 204
Female 1,274 11 1,263 0 164

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2344. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.2% which is -1.4% lower than male population growth rate of 15.6%. General caste population has decreased by -67.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.7% and child population has decreased by -4.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhaolaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15 -68 19 0 -5
Male 16 -55 19 0 -2
Female 14 -80 19 0 -8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 478, in schedule caste is 905. There are 804 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhaolaguri

Total General SC ST Child
Change -11 -581 3 0 -52
2011 898 478 905 0 804
2001 909 1,059 902 0 856

Literacy

Total 1604 people in the village are literate, among them 921 are male and 683 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhaolaguri is 69%. 76% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhaolaguri

Total Male Female
Change 2 -4 8
2011 69 76 62
2001 67 80 53

Workers profile

Dhaolaguri has 39% (1054) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 20% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhaolaguri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 27 12 61
Male 57 47 9 44
Female 20 5 15 80