Dighari Village, with population of 4241 is Bongaon sub district's the 21st 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 Dighari village is 4 km2 and it is the 17th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1082 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bangoan and distance from Dighari village to Bangoan is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dighari village is 743290.

Demographics

The village is home to 4241 people, among them 2177 (51%) are male and 2064 (49%) are female. 15% of the whole population are from general caste, 80% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dighari village is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 970 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dighari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,241 634 3,411 196 380
Male 2,177 304 1,772 101 191
Female 2,064 330 1,639 95 189

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3974. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.2% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 6.2%. General caste population has increased by 3.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 60.7% and child population has decreased by -30.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dighari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.7% 3.4% 5.3% 60.7% -30.9%
Male 6.2% -2.6% 6% 53% -34.4%
Female 7.2% 9.6% 4.5% 69.6% -27%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 948 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1086, in schedule caste is 925 and in schedule tribe is 941. There are 990 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 100 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dighari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 121 -13 93 100
2011 948 1086 925 941 990
2001 939 965 938 848 890

Literacy

Total 2888 people in the village are literate, among them 1587 are male and 1301 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dighari is 75%. 80% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dighari

Total Male Female
Change 8.2% 5.9% 10.5%
2011 74.8% 79.9% 69.4%
2001 66.6% 74% 58.9%

Workers profile

Dighari has 35% (1468) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 9% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dighari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.6% 29.3% 5.3% 65.4%
Male 59.3% 52.2% 7.1% 40.7%
Female 8.5% 5.1% 3.4% 91.5%