Garakhuta Population, Caste, Working Data Jalpaiguri, West Bengal - Census 2011

Garakhuta is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 368 families residing in the village Garakhuta. The total population of Garakhuta is 1,745 out of which 901 are males and 844 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Garakhuta is 937.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Garakhuta village is 245 which is 14% of the total population. There are 127 male children and 118 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garakhuta is 929 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (937) of Garakhuta village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Garakhuta is 73.9%. Thus Garakhuta village has a higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 85.01% and the female literacy rate is 61.98% in Garakhuta village.

Sex Ratio

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

Garakhuta Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 245 127 118
Literacy 73.87% 85.01% 61.98%
Scheduled Caste 1,681 867 814
Scheduled Tribe 38 18 20
Illiterate 637 243 394

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 96.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.2% of total population in Garakhuta village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Garakhuta village out of total population, 622 were engaged in work activities. 76.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 622 workers engaged in Main Work, 232 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 196 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 477 434 43
Cultivators 232 228 4
Agriculture Labourer 196 164 32
Other Workers 49 42 7
Marginal Workers 145 85 60
Non Working 1,123 382 741

Map of Garakhuta, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Garakhuta, Dhupguri

Below are the list of villages near Garakhuta village in Dhupguri.