Behera is a village situated in Kokasara block of Kalahandi district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,351 families residing in the village Behera. The total population of Behera is 5,416 out of which 2,747 are males and 2,669 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Behera is 972.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Behera village is 722 which is 13% of the total population. There are 392 male children and 330 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Behera is 842 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (972) of Behera village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Behera is 61.7%. Thus Behera village has higher literacy rate compared to 50.9% of Kalahandi district. The male literacy rate is 75.75% and the female literacy rate is 47.54% in Behera village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Behera 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 Behera village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 20.5% of total population in Behera village.
In Behera village out of total population, 2,791 were engaged in work activities. 37.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,791 workers engaged in Main Work, 601 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 210 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Behera village in Kokasara.