Dakshin Dinajpur



Population  Provisional Report (Census 2011)
Total Population 16,70,931 Percentage of Literacy 73.86%
Male 8,55,104 Male 79.63%
Female 8,15,827 Female 67.81%


Total Population of Dakshin Dinajpur as per 2001 census
Block / Municipality Male Female Total
Hili 39529 37721 77250
Balurghat 117972 110764 228736
Kumarganj 78646 74396 153042
Tapan 115809 110327 226136
Gangarampur 106474 100166 206640
Banshihari 62534 59557 122091
Harirampur 63595 61332 124927
Kushmandi 89130 85956 175086
Balurghat (Municipality) 68871 66866 135737
Gangarampur (Municipality) 27775 25758 53533
District Total 770335 732843 1503178


Distribution of weaker section of population
Category Total % of Total Population
Schedule Caste population 4,32,600 28.78%
Schedule Tribes population 2,42,317 16.12%
Landless labourers 1,42,369 11.70%
Bargadars 72,059 5.90%
Patta Holders 1,07,373 8.80%
Small Farmers 63,463 5.20%
Marginal Farmers 93,923 7.70%