Kantia is a village situated in Nikirai block of Kendrapara district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 189 families residing in the village Kantia. The total population of Kantia is 765 out of which 372 are males and 393 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kantia is 1,056.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kantia village is 86 which is 11% of the total population. There are 40 male children and 46 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kantia is 1,150 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,056) of Kantia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kantia is 88.2%. Thus Kantia village has higher literacy rate compared to 75.6% of Kendrapara district. The male literacy rate is 91.87% and the female literacy rate is 84.73% in Kantia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kantia 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 Kantia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Kantia village.
In Kantia village out of total population, 263 were engaged in work activities. 66.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 263 workers engaged in Main Work, 70 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 40 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kantia village in Nikirai.