Damdama Village, with population of 2264 is Bongaon sub district's the 66th 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 Damdama village is 1 km2 and it is the 47th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1617 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Damdama village to Bongaon is 18 km. Pin code of Damdama village is 743290.

Demographics

The village is home to 2264 people, among them 1143 (50%) are male and 1121 (50%) are female. 16% of the whole population are from general caste, 46% are from schedule caste and 38% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Damdama village is 10%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 530 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Damdama

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,264 357 1,039 868 228
Male 1,143 180 532 431 107
Female 1,121 177 507 437 121

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1991. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.1% which is -1.2% lower than male population growth rate of 14.3%. General caste population has increased by 0.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.8% and child population has decreased by -11.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Damdama

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.7% 0.3% 19.2% 13.8% -11.6%
Male 14.3% -1.1% 21.5% 13.4% -20.7%
Female 13.1% 1.7% 16.8% 14.1% -1.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 981 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 1014. There are 1131 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 220 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Damdama

Total General SC ST Child
Change -10 27 -38 6 220
2011 981 983 953 1014 1131
2001 991 956 991 1008 911

Literacy

Total 1422 people in the village are literate, among them 794 are male and 628 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Damdama is 70%. 77% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Damdama

Total Male Female
Change 11.7% 10.9% 12.2%
2011 69.8% 76.6% 62.8%
2001 58.1% 65.7% 50.6%

Workers profile

Damdama has 36% (804) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 11% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Damdama

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.5% 23.1% 12.5% 64.5%
Male 59.5% 42% 17.5% 40.5%
Female 11.1% 3.7% 7.3% 88.9%