Banikanta Population, Caste, Working Data Koch Bihar, West Bengal - Census 2011

Banikanta is a village situated in Haldibari block of Koch Bihar district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 36 families residing in the village Banikanta. The total population of Banikanta is 158 out of which 75 are males and 83 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Banikanta is 1,107.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Banikanta village is 30 which is 19% of the total population. There are 16 male children and 14 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Banikanta is 875 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,107) of Banikanta village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Banikanta is 57.8%. Thus Banikanta village has a lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Koch Bihar district. The male literacy rate is 61.02% and the female literacy rate is 55.07% in Banikanta village.

Sex Ratio

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

Banikanta Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 30 16 14
Literacy 57.81% 61.02% 55.07%
Scheduled Caste 157 75 82
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 84 39 45

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 99.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Banikanta village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Banikanta village out of total population, 65 were engaged in work activities. 83.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 65 workers engaged in Main Work, 22 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 54 39 15
Cultivators 22 21 1
Agriculture Labourer 7 2 5
Other Workers 25 16 9
Marginal Workers 11 1 10
Non Working 93 35 58

Map of Banikanta, Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Banikanta, Haldibari

Below are the list of villages near Banikanta village in Haldibari.