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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dakana village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Dakana village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Dakana village in Talaja.