Dam Dama Village, with population of 1658 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 10th least populous village, located in Jaynagar - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Dam Dama village is 3 km2 and it is the 14th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 523 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Dam Dama village to Jaynagar is 14 km. Pin code of Dam Dama village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to 1658 people, among them 872 (53%) are male and 786 (47%) are female. 20% of the whole population are from general caste, 80% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dam Dama village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 304 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dam Dama

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,658 338 1,320 0 268
Male 872 177 695 0 136
Female 786 161 625 0 132

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1385. Female population growth rate of the village is 20% which is 0.5% higher than male population growth rate of 19.5%. General caste population has increased by 42.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dam Dama

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20 43 15 0 -7
Male 20 41 15 0 -17
Female 20 45 15 0 7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 899. There are 971 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 210 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dam Dama

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 29 -2 0 210
2011 901 910 899 0 971
2001 897 881 901 0 761

Literacy

Total 580 people in the village are literate, among them 379 are male and 201 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dam Dama is 42%. 51% of male and 31% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dam Dama

Total Male Female
Change 2 -7 12
2011 42 52 31
2001 39 58 19

Workers profile

Dam Dama has 44% (733) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 27% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dam Dama

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44 27 17 56
Male 59 42 17 41
Female 28 10 18 73