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

Dakshin Sonapur is a village situated in Alipurduar - I block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 515 families residing in the village Dakshin Sonapur. The total population of Dakshin Sonapur is 2,203 out of which 1,143 are males and 1,060 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dakshin Sonapur is 927.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dakshin Sonapur village is 245 which is 11% of the total population. There are 128 male children and 117 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dakshin Sonapur is 914 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (927) of Dakshin Sonapur village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dakshin Sonapur is 81.3%. Thus Dakshin Sonapur village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 88.37% and the female literacy rate is 73.59% in Dakshin Sonapur village.

Sex Ratio

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

Dakshin Sonapur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 245 128 117
Literacy 81.26% 88.37% 73.59%
Scheduled Caste 2,005 1,053 952
Scheduled Tribe 2 0 2
Illiterate 612 246 366

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 91% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Dakshin Sonapur village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Dakshin Sonapur village out of total population, 846 were engaged in work activities. 66.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 846 workers engaged in Main Work, 369 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 67 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 559 476 83
Cultivators 369 323 46
Agriculture Labourer 67 52 15
Household Industries 4 4 0
Other Workers 119 97 22
Marginal Workers 287 154 133
Non Working 1,357 513 844

Map of Dakshin Sonapur, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Dakshin Sonapur, Alipurduar - I

Below are the list of villages near Dakshin Sonapur village in Alipurduar - I.