Dhandalsa Village, with population of 1455 is Bhatar sub district's the 39th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dhandalsa village is 3 km2 and it is the 41st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 575 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Dhandalsa village to Guskura is 11 km. Pin code of Dhandalsa village is 713127.

Demographics

The village is home to 1455 people, among them 759 (52%) are male and 696 (48%) are female. 42% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhandalsa village is 12%, among them 61% are boys and 39% are girls. There are 350 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhandalsa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,455 611 332 512 171
Male 759 315 179 265 104
Female 696 296 153 247 67

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1310. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.2% which is -5.6% lower than male population growth rate of 13.8%. General caste population has increased by 4.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.2% and child population has increased by 6.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhandalsa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11 5 15 17 7
Male 14 2 27 22 30
Female 8 8 3 12 -16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 855 and in schedule tribe is 932. There are 644 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 356 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhandalsa

Total General SC ST Child
Change -47 53 -202 -82 -356
2011 917 940 855 932 644
2001 964 887 1,057 1,014 1,000

Literacy

Total 1079 people in the village are literate, among them 604 are male and 475 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhandalsa is 84%. 92% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhandalsa

Total Male Female
Change 16 11 20
2011 84 92 76
2001 68 81 55

Workers profile

Dhandalsa has 54% (790) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 44% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhandalsa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54 47 8 46
Male 64 58 6 36
Female 44 34 9 56