Dakshin Panchpota Village, with population of 2828 is Bongaon sub district's the 46th most 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 Panchpota village is 2 km2 and it is the 56th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1825 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Dakshin Panchpota village to Bongaon is 14 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dakshin Panchpota village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 2828 people, among them 1472 (52%) are male and 1356 (48%) are female. 25% of the whole population are from general caste, 75% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dakshin Panchpota village is 10%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 628 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dakshin Panchpota

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,828 703 2,115 10 290
Male 1,472 359 1,110 3 143
Female 1,356 344 1,005 7 147

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2461. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.1% which is -3.5% lower than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 18.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.2% and child population has decreased by -18.1% in the village since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.9% 18.8% 13.2% 0% -18.1%
Male 16.6% 17.7% 16% 0% -22.7%
Female 13.1% 19.9% 10.2% 0% -13%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 921 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 905 and in schedule tribe is 2333. There are 1028 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 29 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 - Dakshin Panchpota

Total General SC ST Child
Change -29 17 -48 2333 114
2011 921 958 905 2333 1028
2001 950 941 953 0 914

Literacy

Total 2140 people in the village are literate, among them 1179 are male and 961 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dakshin Panchpota is 84%. 89% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dakshin Panchpota

Total Male Female
Change 15.4% 11.4% 19.4%
2011 84.3% 88.7% 79.5%
2001 68.9% 77.3% 60.1%

Workers profile

Dakshin Panchpota has 42% (1176) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 22% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dakshin Panchpota

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.6% 30.1% 11.5% 58.4%
Male 59.9% 54.8% 5.2% 40.1%
Female 21.7% 3.4% 18.3% 78.3%