Dakana Population, Caste, Working Data Bhavnagar, Gujarat - Census 2011

Dakana is a village situated in Talaja taluka of Bhavnagar district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 574 families residing in the village Dakana. The total population of Dakana is 3,134 out of which 1,634 are males and 1,500 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dakana is 918.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dakana village is 432 which is 14% of the total population. There are 222 male children and 210 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dakana is 946 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (918) of Dakana village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dakana is 66.1%. Thus Dakana village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.5% of Bhavnagar district. The male literacy rate is 81.3% and the female literacy rate is 49.53% in Dakana village.

Population
3,134
Families
574
Literacy
66.14%
Sex Ratio
918

As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Dakana village is POPATBHAI CHAGANBHAI BHALIYA. As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dakana village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Dakana Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 432 222 210
Literacy 66.14% 81.3% 49.53%
Scheduled Caste 148 83 65
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 1,347 486 861

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Dakana village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Dakana village out of total population, 1,654 were engaged in work activities. 54.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,654 workers engaged in Main Work, 231 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 450 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 908 776 132
Cultivators 231 219 12
Agriculture Labourer 450 399 51
Household Industries 9 1 8
Other Workers 218 157 61
Marginal Workers 746 259 487
Non Working 1,480 599 881

Map of Dakana, Bhavnagar, Gujarat


Nearby Villages to Dakana, Talaja

Below are the list of villages near Dakana village in Talaja.

Village Population
Pavthi 7,100
Sartanpar 12,490
Rampara 886
Sakhvadar 2,019
Hajipar 1,194
Fulsar 2,216
Nana Ghana 451
Shelavadar 2,133
Padari 1,933
Navi Chhapari 730

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