Charigan is a village situated in Nikirai block of Kendrapara district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 532 families residing in the village Charigan. The total population of Charigan is 2,470 out of which 1,122 are males and 1,348 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Charigan is 1,201.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Charigan village is 282 which is 11% of the total population. There are 157 male children and 125 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Charigan is 796 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,201) of Charigan village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Charigan is 82.3%. Thus Charigan village has higher literacy rate compared to 75.6% of Kendrapara district. The male literacy rate is 90.88% and the female literacy rate is 75.55% in Charigan village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Charigan 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 Charigan village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Charigan village.
In Charigan village out of total population, 580 were engaged in work activities. 94% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 580 workers engaged in Main Work, 114 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 311 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Charigan village in Nikirai.