Dakshin Altagram Population, Caste, Working Data Jalpaiguri, West Bengal - Census 2011

Dakshin Altagram is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 876 families residing in the village Dakshin Altagram. The total population of Dakshin Altagram is 3,975 out of which 2,010 are males and 1,965 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dakshin Altagram is 978.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Dakshin Altagram village is 590 which is 15% of the total population. There are 298 male children and 292 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dakshin Altagram is 980 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (978) of Dakshin Altagram village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dakshin Altagram is 67.5%. Thus Dakshin Altagram village has a higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 72.55% and the female literacy rate is 62.34% in Dakshin Altagram village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dakshin Altagram village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Dakshin Altagram Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dakshin Altagram village.

Total Male Female
Children 590 298 292
Literacy 67.5% 72.55% 62.34%
Scheduled Caste 1,129 576 553
Scheduled Tribe 1 1 0
Illiterate 1,690 768 922

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Dakshin Altagram village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Dakshin Altagram village out of total population, 1,602 were engaged in work activities. 78% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,602 workers engaged in Main Work, 369 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 609 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,249 1,029 220
Cultivators 369 358 11
Agriculture Labourer 609 423 186
Household Industries 11 10 1
Other Workers 260 238 22
Marginal Workers 353 106 247
Non Working 2,373 875 1,498

Map of Dakshin Altagram, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Dakshin Altagram, Dhupguri

Below are the list of villages near Dakshin Altagram village in Dhupguri.

Village Population
Mainatali 5,620
Jakhaikona 716
Purbba Altagram 3,490
Patkidaha 1,405
Uttar Altagram 3,213
Dakshin Dangapara 3,038
Paschim Mallikpara 3,737
Dambari 2,408
Parkumlai 2,901
Dakshin Khairbari 5,531