Sonakhuli Population, Caste, Working Data Jalpaiguri, West Bengal - Census 2011

Sonakhuli is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 449 families residing in the village Sonakhuli. The total population of Sonakhuli is 1,950 out of which 1,013 are males and 937 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sonakhuli is 925.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonakhuli village is 276 which is 14% of the total population. There are 156 male children and 120 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonakhuli is 769 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (925) of Sonakhuli village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sonakhuli is 71.2%. Thus Sonakhuli village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 78.53% and the female literacy rate is 63.53% in Sonakhuli village.

Population
1,950
Families
449
Literacy
71.21%
Sex Ratio
925

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sonakhuli village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Sonakhuli Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sonakhuli village.

Total Male Female
Children 276 156 120
Literacy 71.21% 78.53% 63.53%
Scheduled Caste 52 27 25
Scheduled Tribe 295 150 145
Illiterate 758 340 418

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 15.1% of total population in Sonakhuli village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Sonakhuli village out of total population, 788 were engaged in work activities. 56.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 788 workers engaged in Main Work, 97 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 205 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 445 417 28
Cultivators 97 97 0
Agriculture Labourer 205 185 20
Household Industries 1 1 0
Other Workers 142 134 8
Marginal Workers 343 148 195
Non Working 1,162 448 714

Map of Sonakhuli, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal


Nearby Villages to Sonakhuli, Dhupguri

Below are the list of villages near Sonakhuli village in Dhupguri.

Village Population
Gosairhat Forest 1,153
Dakshin Sakojhora 1,940
Garakhuta 1,745
Mallik Sobha 5,318
Dakshin Khuttimari 2,373
Niranjanpat 3,671
Uttar Kathulia 3,064
Jhar Magurmari 3,239
Kalirhat 4,280
Purbba Daukimari 6,723

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