Ghagara is a village situated in Nikirai block of Kendrapara district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 588 families residing in the village Ghagara. The total population of Ghagara is 2,649 out of which 1,301 are males and 1,348 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ghagara is 1,036.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ghagara village is 323 which is 12% of the total population. There are 176 male children and 147 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ghagara is 835 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,036) of Ghagara village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ghagara is 84.8%. Thus Ghagara village has higher literacy rate compared to 75.6% of Kendrapara district. The male literacy rate is 92.27% and the female literacy rate is 77.77% in Ghagara village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ghagara 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 Ghagara village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 44.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Ghagara village.
In Ghagara village out of total population, 639 were engaged in work activities. 90% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 639 workers engaged in Main Work, 254 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 169 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ghagara village in Nikirai.