Parkumlai is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 684 families residing in the village Parkumlai. The total population of Parkumlai is 2,901 out of which 1,488 are males and 1,413 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Parkumlai is 950.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Parkumlai village is 391 which is 13% of the total population. There are 204 male children and 187 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Parkumlai is 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Parkumlai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Parkumlai is 66.9%. Thus Parkumlai village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 75.39% and the female literacy rate is 57.91% in Parkumlai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Parkumlai 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 Parkumlai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 84.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Parkumlai village.
In Parkumlai village out of total population, 1,444 were engaged in work activities. 74.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,444 workers engaged in Main Work, 456 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 537 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Parkumlai village in Dhupguri.