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Dalgaon Forest Population - Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Dalgaon Forest is a medium size village located in Falakata Block of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal with total 68 families residing. The Dalgaon Forest village has population of 317 of which 162 are males while 155 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dalgaon Forest village population of children with age 0-6 is 38 which makes up 11.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dalgaon Forest village is 957 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Dalgaon Forest as per census is 1111, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Dalgaon Forest village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Dalgaon Forest village was 48.75 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Dalgaon Forest Male literacy stands at 56.94 % while female literacy rate was 40.00 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Dalgaon Forest village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Dalgaon Forest village.

Dalgaon Forest Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 68 - -
Population 317 162 155
Child (0-6) 38 18 20
Schedule Caste 17 8 9
Schedule Tribe 291 150 141
Literacy 48.75 % 56.94 % 40.00 %
Total Workers 143 86 57
Main Worker 89 - -
Marginal Worker 54 15 39

Caste Factor

In Dalgaon Forest village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 91.80 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 5.36 % of total population in Dalgaon Forest village.

Work Profile

In Dalgaon Forest village out of total population, 143 were engaged in work activities. 62.24 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.76 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 143 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 60 were Agricultural labourer.