Dhosa Village, with population of 2401 is Jaynagar - I sub district's the 30th least populous village, located in Jaynagar - I sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dhosa village is 2 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1026 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Joyanagar Majil and distance from Dhosa village to Joyanagar Majil is 26 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dhosa village is 743396.

Demographics

The village is home to 2401 people, among them 1216 (51%) are male and 1185 (49%) are female. 7% of the whole population are from general caste, 93% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhosa village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 505 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhosa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,401 167 2,223 11 316
Male 1,216 95 1,115 6 160
Female 1,185 72 1,108 5 156

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 28.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1875. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.4% which is 6.4% higher than male population growth rate of 25%. General caste population has increased by 11.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -21.4% and child population has increased by 12.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dhosa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28 11 30 -21 12
Male 25 19 26 -33 8
Female 31 3 34 0 16

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 758, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 833. There are 975 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dhosa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 48 -117 58 277 70
2011 975 758 994 833 975
2001 927 875 936 556 905

Literacy

Total 1285 people in the village are literate, among them 788 are male and 497 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhosa is 62%. 75% of male and 48% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dhosa

Total Male Female
Change 3 -1 8
2011 62 75 48
2001 59 76 41

Workers profile

Dhosa has 34% (818) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 13% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhosa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 20 14 66
Male 54 32 23 46
Female 13 8 5 87