Nikirai is a village situated in Nikirai block of Kendrapara district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,012 families residing in the village Nikirai. The total population of Nikirai is 4,201 out of which 2,094 are males and 2,107 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Nikirai is 1,006.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nikirai village is 453 which is 11% of the total population. There are 228 male children and 225 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nikirai is 987 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,006) of Nikirai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Nikirai is 82.4%. Thus Nikirai village has higher literacy rate compared to 75.6% of Kendrapara district. The male literacy rate is 87.51% and the female literacy rate is 77.42% in Nikirai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Nikirai 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 Nikirai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Nikirai village.
In Nikirai village out of total population, 1,328 were engaged in work activities. 73.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,328 workers engaged in Main Work, 353 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 248 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Nikirai village in Nikirai.