Dakshin Kathulia is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 700 families residing in the village Dakshin Kathulia. The total population of Dakshin Kathulia is 3,185 out of which 1,635 are males and 1,550 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dakshin Kathulia is 948.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dakshin Kathulia village is 427 which is 13% of the total population. There are 220 male children and 207 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dakshin Kathulia is 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (948) of Dakshin Kathulia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dakshin Kathulia is 67.1%. Thus Dakshin Kathulia village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 74.98% and the female literacy rate is 58.82% in Dakshin Kathulia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dakshin Kathulia village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dakshin Kathulia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 78.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4% of total population in Dakshin Kathulia village.
In Dakshin Kathulia village out of total population, 1,467 were engaged in work activities. 59.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,467 workers engaged in Main Work, 335 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 329 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Dakshin Kathulia village in Dhupguri.