Ghigidia is a village situated in Nikirai block of Kendrapara district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 283 families residing in the village Ghigidia. The total population of Ghigidia is 1,169 out of which 580 are males and 589 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ghigidia is 1,016.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ghigidia village is 130 which is 11% of the total population. There are 74 male children and 56 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ghigidia is 757 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,016) of Ghigidia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ghigidia is 89.8%. Thus Ghigidia village has higher literacy rate compared to 75.6% of Kendrapara district. The male literacy rate is 94.47% and the female literacy rate is 85.37% in Ghigidia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ghigidia 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 Ghigidia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Ghigidia village.
In Ghigidia village out of total population, 366 were engaged in work activities. 54.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 366 workers engaged in Main Work, 91 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ghigidia village in Nikirai.