Banktira is a village situated in Agarpada block of Bhadrak district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 249 families residing in the village Banktira. The total population of Banktira is 1,217 out of which 593 are males and 624 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Banktira is 1,052.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Banktira village is 153 which is 13% of the total population. There are 72 male children and 81 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Banktira is 1,125 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,052) of Banktira village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Banktira is 84.2%. Thus Banktira village has higher literacy rate compared to 72.6% of Bhadrak district. The male literacy rate is 90.98% and the female literacy rate is 77.72% in Banktira village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Banktira village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Banktira village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.6% of total population in Banktira village.
In Banktira village out of total population, 300 were engaged in work activities. 91.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 300 workers engaged in Main Work, 138 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 87 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Banktira village in Agarpada.