Purbba Dehar Village, with population of 3906 is Maynaguri sub district's the 30th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Purbba Dehar village is 5 km2 and it is the 27th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 741 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Purbba Dehar village to Maynaguri is 12 km. Pin code of Purbba Dehar village is 735224.

Demographics

The village is home to 3906 people, among them 2013 (52%) are male and 1893 (48%) are female. 18% of the whole population are from general caste, 82% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Purbba Dehar village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 884 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Purbba Dehar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,906 685 3,221 0 532
Male 2,013 355 1,658 0 278
Female 1,893 330 1,563 0 254

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3355. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.2% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 14.8%. General caste population has increased by 31.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.4% and child population has decreased by -7.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Purbba Dehar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 32 14 -100 -8
Male 15 18 15 -100 -9
Female 18 51 14 -100 -6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 943. There are 914 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Purbba Dehar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 205 -9 -900 28
2011 940 930 943 0 914
2001 913 725 952 900 886

Literacy

Total 2539 people in the village are literate, among them 1391 are male and 1148 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Purbba Dehar is 75%. 80% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Purbba Dehar

Total Male Female
Change 9 2 17
2011 75 80 70
2001 66 78 53

Workers profile

Purbba Dehar has 40% (1580) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 24% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Purbba Dehar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41 30 10 60
Male 56 48 9 44
Female 24 11 12 76