Dakshin Dinajpur District Population, West Bengal - Census India 2011

Dakshin Dinajpur is one of district of West Bengal in India. There are 9 Taluks, 1,631 villages and 8 towns in Dakshin Dinajpur district.

As per the Census India 2011, Dakshin Dinajpur district has 3,96,406 households, population of 16,76,276 of which 8,57,199 are males and 8,19,077 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,88,135 which is 11.22% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Dakshin Dinajpur district is around 956 compared to 950 which is average of West Bengal state. The literacy rate of Dakshin Dinajpur district is 64.65% out of which 69.58% males are literate and 59.48% females are literate. The total area of Dakshin Dinajpur is 2,219 sq.km with population density of 755 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 85.9% of population lives in Urban area and 14.1% lives in Rural area. There are 28.8% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 16.43% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Dakshin Dinajpur district.

Dakshin Dinajpur Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total16,76,276100%
Hindu12,32,85073.55%
Muslim4,12,78824.63%
Christian24,7941.48%
Other religions and persuasions2,7860.17%
Religion not stated2,3110.14%
Jain3230.02%
Sikh2760.02%
Buddhist1480.01%

Dakshin Dinajpur Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)31.252,187.75
Number of households57,1753,39,231
Total Population2,36,29514,39,981
Population (%)50.54%48.77%
Male Population1,19,4287,37,771
Female Population1,16,8677,02,210
Sex Ratio979952
Literacy (%)81.69%61.85%

List of Taluks in Dakshin Dinajpur

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Tapan2,50,504424.15591949
Balurghat2,48,901355.01701940
Gangarampur2,37,628309.96767933
Kushmundi1,98,752304.89652981
Kumarganj1,69,102288.90585942
Bansihari1,41,286207.28682958
Harirampur1,36,853218.61626982
Hilli83,75488.47947949

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Dakshin Dinajpur Population Facts

Number of Households3,96,406
Population16,76,276
Male Population8,57,199 (51.14%)
Female Population8,19,077 (48.86%)
Children Population1,88,135
Area2,219 km2
Population density/km2755
Sex-ratio956
Literacy64.65%
Male Literacy69.58%
Female Literacy59.48%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %16.43%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %28.8%

Map of Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal