Dakshin Jiala Village, with population of 1458 is Bongaon sub district's the 49th 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 Dakshin Jiala village is 2 km2 and it is the 66th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 868 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongoan and distance from Dakshin Jiala village to Bongoan is 8 km. Pin code of Dakshin Jiala village is 743245.

Demographics

The village is home to 1458 people, among them 770 (53%) are male and 688 (47%) are female. 3% of the whole population are from general caste, 96% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Jiala village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 342 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Jiala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,458 39 1,404 15 159
Male 770 25 737 8 83
Female 688 14 667 7 76

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1342. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.7% which is -5.7% lower than male population growth rate of 11.4%. General caste population has decreased by -18.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.5% and child population has decreased by -7.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Jiala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9 -19 9 0 -8
Male 11 4 11 0 0
Female 6 -42 6 0 -15

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 894 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 560, in schedule caste is 905 and in schedule tribe is 875. There are 916 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 156 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Jiala

Total General SC ST Child
Change -48 -440 -35 875 -156
2011 894 560 905 875 916
2001 942 1,000 940 0 1,072

Literacy

Total 931 people in the village are literate, among them 537 are male and 394 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Jiala is 72%. 78% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Jiala

Total Male Female
Change 7 3 10
2011 72 78 64
2001 65 75 54

Workers profile

Dakshin Jiala has 33% (487) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 5% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Jiala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 29 4 67
Male 59 53 6 41
Female 5 2 2 95