Dharmmapur Village, with population of 1793 is Bongaon sub district's the 73rd least populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dharmmapur village is 3 km2 and it is the 40th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 664 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Dharmmapur village to Bongaon is 8 km. Pin code of Dharmmapur village is 743701.

Demographics

The village is home to 1793 people, among them 927 (52%) are male and 866 (48%) are female. 39% of the whole population are from general caste, 43% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharmmapur village is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 445 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,793 691 767 335 184
Male 927 362 399 166 93
Female 866 329 368 169 91

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1980. Female population growth rate of the village is -10.5% which is -2.1% lower than male population growth rate of -8.4%. General caste population has decreased by -21.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -6.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.5% and child population has decreased by -16.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -9 -21 -6 18 -16
Male -8 -21 -4 19 -21
Female -11 -21 -9 16 -11

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 1018. There are 978 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 114 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -23 -2 -54 -32 114
2011 934 909 922 1,018 978
2001 957 911 976 1,050 864

Literacy

Total 1185 people in the village are literate, among them 661 are male and 524 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharmmapur is 74%. 79% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dharmmapur

Total Male Female
Change 16 15 18
2011 74 79 68
2001 57 65 50

Workers profile

Dharmmapur has 37% (659) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 11% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharmmapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 27 10 63
Male 61 49 13 39
Female 11 5 6 90