Dhanya Kherur Village, with population of 1297 is Manteswar sub district's the 63rd most populous village, located in Manteswar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dhanya Kherur village is 2 km2 and it is the 41st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 554 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Memari and distance from Dhanya Kherur village to Memari is 18 km. Pin code of Dhanya Kherur village is 713422.

Demographics

The village is home to 1297 people, among them 643 (50%) are male and 654 (50%) are female. 42% of the whole population are from general caste, 54% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhanya Kherur village is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 307 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhanya Kherur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,297 539 705 53 150
Male 643 268 347 28 82
Female 654 271 358 25 68

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1261. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.2% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 2.6%. General caste population has decreased by -23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.9% and child population has decreased by -18.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhanya Kherur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3 -23 39 4 -19
Male 3 -24 41 8 3
Female 3 -23 38 0 -35

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 1032 and in schedule tribe is 893. There are 829 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 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 484 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhanya Kherur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 22 -17 -69 -484
2011 1,017 1,011 1,032 893 829
2001 1,011 989 1,049 962 1,313

Literacy

Total 782 people in the village are literate, among them 413 are male and 369 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhanya Kherur is 68%. 74% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhanya Kherur

Total Male Female
Change 2 -3 7
2011 68 74 63
2001 66 76 56

Workers profile

Dhanya Kherur has 47% (608) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 28% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhanya Kherur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47 30 17 53
Male 66 56 10 34
Female 28 5 23 72