Wardwise Population and Households
As per 2011 population census, Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City had total 137,705 population with 64,671 males and 73,034 females. Out of total wards, ward number 15 had the largest population 19,879, while ward number 2 had least number of population with 19,879.
With respect to number of households, Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City had total 32,693 households. The ward number 15 had most households with total 4,726, while ward number 2 had least number of households with total 540 number of households.
As illustrated in the chart, the ratio of male to female population was 0.89, which indicates that Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City had 11 percent lower males as compared to the females. Same as, the population to household ratio was 4.21, which means that in average 4.21 family members lived in each household.
As illustrated in the charts, the ratio of absentee population was 7.79, while male to female absentee population ratio was 2.88. Same as, the household ratio of present vs. absent population was 2.22.
Population by Age Group
Gender wise, top 5 most age groups male population were between 15 and 19 (8,111), between 10 and 14 (7,652), between 5 and 9 (6,643), between 20 and 24 (6,498), and between 25 and 29 (5,063), with total population of 33,967. In contrast, bottom 5 least age group male population were between 70 and 74 (943), above 75 (1,216), between 65 and 69 (1,288),between 60 and 64 (1,726), and between 55 and 59 (2,129), with total population of 7,302. With regards to female population, top 5 age groups females were between 20 and 24 (8,465), between 15 and 19 (8,305), between 25 and 29 (7,525), between 10 and 14 (7,456), and between 5 and 9 (6,306), with total population of 38,057. In contrast, bottom 5 least age group male population were between 70 and 74 (1,075), above 75 (1,436), between 65 and 69 (1,439),between 60 and 64 (2,114), and between 55 and 59 (2,238), with total population of 8,302.
The population with age-group below 4 had male to female ratio of 1.08, which states that this age group had maximum males as compared to females. Similarly, age-group 25 to 29 had most female population as compared to male population with male to female ratio of 0.67. The age-groups below 4, 5 to 9, 10 to 14 had majority of male population while age-groups 15 to 19, 55 to 59, 50 to 54, 45 to 49, 65 to 69, 40 to 44, 70 to 74, above 75, 60 to 64, 35 to 39, 20 to 24, 30 to 34, 25 to 29 had majority of female population as per male-female ratios. Moreover, age-groups had eqivalent or almost equal numbers of male and female population with male-female ratios of 1.
The population pyramid for Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City visually illustrates the male vs. female population based on different age groups. The population data and ratio tables are also available in this link.
There were 67.55 % (93,021 ) of independent population, the working age people between ages of 15 and 64 years. The dependent children, ages below 15 years, were 27.08 % with total number of 37,287. The dependent elderly population, aged 65 and above were 5.37 % with total number of 7,397. As such, total dependent population including children and elderly people were 32.45 with total number of 44,684
There were 43,466 women of child-bearing age-group of 15 to 49 years. Same as, the todlers or children of 4 years or below were 9,230. The ratio of woman of child-bearing age and the number of todlers state that, approximately 212 children were born per 1,000 women. This number is also roughly used as fertility levels when direct measures of births are not available.
Literacy, Education Levels & Schooling
Grade 1-12 Students & Schools
The pie-chart and graphs above further illustrates the students and schools.
Population by Language Spoken
Mostly spoken language in Dharan is Nepali, which is spoken by 58,515 people. The Dharan has people who speak other languages, such as Limbu, Newar, Rai, Tamang, Bantawa, Maithili, Magar, Chamling, Kulung, Gurung, Sampang, Urdu, Hindi, Rajsthani, Yakkha, Sherpa, Tharu, Thulung, Bhojpuri, Sunuwar, Dumi, Bhujel, Bahing, Khaling, Wambule, Mewahang, Sindhi, Bangla, Koyee, Nachhiring, Uranw/Urau, Majhi, Puma, Dungmali, Lohorung, Rajbanshi, Chhiling, Yamphu/Yamphe, Doteli, Santhali, Thami, Tilung, Dhimal, English, Punjabi, Khash, Danuwar, Lapcha, Sign Language, etc.
Population by Castes
According to 2011 census conducted by Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City was inhabitted by mostly the people of Rai caste with total population of 28,536. There were as little as Munda caste with population of as little as 11 in total. People of several other castes who live in Dharan are Limbu, Newar, Chhetri, Tamang, Brahmin - Hill, Kami, Magar, Damai/Dholi, Gurung, Kulung, Gharti/Bhujel, Muslim, Marwadi, Tharu, Sarki, Teli, Bantaba, Sherpa, Yakkha, Haluwai, Sanyasi/Dashnami, Sunuwar, Chamling, Majhi, Kathbaniyan, Yadav, Hajam/Thakur, Kalwar, Brahmin - Tarai, Bangali, Undefined Others, Dom, Rajput, Jhangad/Dhagar, Terai Others, Dhimal, Dhanuk, Thakuri, Thulung, Samgpang, Chamar/Harijan/Ram, Rajbansi, Punjabi/Shikh, Kayastha, Bhote, Baraee, Dalit Others, Badi, Sonar, Bahing, Khawas, Mallaha, Khaling, Badhaee, Koiri/Kushwaha, Satar/Santhal, Dhobi, Yamphu, Mewahang Bala, Thami, Danuwar, Sudhi, Dev, Kewat, Ghale, Tatma/Tatwa, Kumal, Musahar, Foreigner, Nachhiring, Lohar, Kanu, Janajati Others, Halkhor, Dusadh/Pasawan/Pasi, Bantar/Sardar, Rajdhob, Kumhar, Khatwe, Dhunia, Lepcha, Munda, etc. Only the population of castes with above 1,000 population are illustrated in the table.
Population by Disability
Similarly, there were 172 people who were blind and 242 people were deaf, while 33 people were both blind and deaf. Moreover, 308 persons had reported of having speech problems. Total 196 people had multiple disabilities.
The pie-chart above illustrate the better picture of disabled population along with genderwise ratios.
With respect to wall of the houses, 1,130 houses were mud bonded, 19,090 houses were cement bonded, 4,832 houses were wood planks bonded, 6,439 houses were bamboo bonded and 41 houses had unbaked bricks on their outer walls.Rest of the houses were reported of having other types of outer wall, while some of them reported nothing of having the outer wall bonding.
There were several types of house roofs reported. Total 541 houses were reported of having thatch roofs while 17,663 houses had galvanized roofs. Similarly, 81 houses had roof of tile, 13,755 houses had RCC roofs, 139 houses had roof of woods while 0 houses were reported having roof of mud. As per 2011 CBS census, some of the houses had other types of roofs while some didn't report about the roof structure.
With respect to the toilets, 955 out of 32,693 houses didn't report of having a private toilet for their households. Nevertheless, 23,764 houses were reported of having flush toilet while 7,736 houses reported having ordinary toilets.
With reference to source of fuel, 11,405 households reported their source of fuel as firewood while 474 households had kerosene as their fuel source. The LP gas was used by 20,259 households as a source of fuel. Moreover, other sources of fuel were cow dung (16), bio-gas (213), fuel electricity (12), etc.
Same as, total 31,136 households had reported of having electricity as the source of their household's lighting. The households still using kerosene as source of light were 1,065, while 22 households used solar energy as source of lights. Total 0 households also reported of using bio-gas as a source of light. The ratio of use of electricity as compared to other source of light was 0.95.
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