Shalikona Population - Bankura, West Bengal

Shalikona is a medium size village located in Indus Block of Bankura district, West Bengal with total 419 families residing. The Shalikona village has population of 1846 of which 920 are males while 926 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shalikona village population of children with age 0-6 is 161 which makes up 8.72 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shalikona village is 1007 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Shalikona as per census is 1236, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Shalikona village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Shalikona village was 84.21 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Shalikona Male literacy stands at 85.97 % while female literacy rate was 82.44 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Shalikona village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Shalikona village.

Shalikona Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 419 - -
Population 1,846 920 926
Child (0-6) 161 72 89
Schedule Caste 639 313 326
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 84.21 % 85.97 % 82.44 %
Total Workers 648 554 94
Main Worker 468 - -
Marginal Worker 180 129 51

Caste Factor

Shalikona village of Bankura has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.62 % of total population in Shalikona village. The village Shalikona currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Shalikona village out of total population, 648 were engaged in work activities. 72.22 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.78 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 648 workers engaged in Main Work, 105 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 170 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149