Dhekiajan Population, Caste, Working Data Koch Bihar, West Bengal - Census 2011

Dhekiajan is a village situated in Sitai block of Koch Bihar district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 176 families residing in the village Dhekiajan. The total population of Dhekiajan is 689 out of which 347 are males and 342 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dhekiajan is 986.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Dhekiajan village is 80 which is 12% of the total population. There are 39 male children and 41 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhekiajan is 1,051 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (986) of Dhekiajan village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dhekiajan is 67.2%. Thus Dhekiajan village has a higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Koch Bihar district. The male literacy rate is 76.3% and the female literacy rate is 57.81% in Dhekiajan village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dhekiajan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Dhekiajan Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 80 39 41
Literacy 67.16% 76.3% 57.81%
Scheduled Caste 674 340 334
Scheduled Tribe 2 1 1
Illiterate 280 112 168

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 97.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Dhekiajan village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Dhekiajan village out of total population, 251 were engaged in work activities. 49.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 251 workers engaged in Main Work, 118 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 125 106 19
Cultivators 118 105 13
Agriculture Labourer 5 0 5
Other Workers 2 1 1
Marginal Workers 126 77 49
Non Working 438 164 274

Map of Dhekiajan, Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Dhekiajan, Sitai

Below are the list of villages near Dhekiajan village in Sitai.

Village Population
Jatiagara 1,693
Brahmottra Chatra 5,863
Gabua 2,464
Deokhata 872
Bara Bangla 870
Konachatra 4,369
Dakshin Singimari 829
Bajitchatra 1,024
Nutanbas 1,858
Kesaribari 6,507