Dorma Village, with population of 3956 is Torpa sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Torpa sub district of Khunti district in the state Jharkhand in India. Total geographical area of Dorma village is 13 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 296 persons per km2.

The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dorma village is 835227. The village comes under Dorma panchayat. Torpa is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Khunti which is 14 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3956 people, among them 1943 (49%) are male and 2013 (51%) are female. 38% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 58% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dorma village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 866 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dorma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,956 1,500 171 2,285 559
Male 1,943 746 93 1,104 296
Female 2,013 754 78 1,181 263

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3391. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.9% which is -5.7% lower than male population growth rate of 19.6%. General caste population has increased by 44%; Schedule caste population has increased by 39%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.7% and child population has decreased by -2.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dorma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 44 39 3 -2
Male 20 46 39 5 8
Female 14 42 39 0 -12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1036 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 839 and in schedule tribe is 1070. There are 889 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 52 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 206 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dorma

Total General SC ST Child
Change -52 -32 3 -56 -206
2011 1,036 1,011 839 1,070 889
2001 1,088 1,043 836 1,126 1,095

Literacy

Total 2565 people in the village are literate, among them 1383 are male and 1182 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dorma is 76%. 84% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dorma

Total Male Female
Change 12 9 16
2011 76 84 68
2001 63 75 52

Workers profile

Dorma has 40% (1590) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 34% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dorma

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 28 13 60
Male 47 32 15 53
Female 34 24 10 66