Shatkanai Population - Purba Medinipur, West Bengal

Shatkanai is a medium size village located in Egra - I Block of Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 234 families residing. The Shatkanai village has population of 1159 of which 604 are males while 555 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shatkanai village population of children with age 0-6 is 140 which makes up 12.08 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shatkanai village is 919 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Shatkanai as per census is 667, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Shatkanai village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Shatkanai village was 80.57 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Shatkanai Male literacy stands at 90.19 % while female literacy rate was 70.54 %.

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

Since, no official census for 2018 has been carried out, only estimates are available for Shatkanai village population 2018. Next census will be conducted in 2021 for Shatkanai village.

Shatkanai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 234 - -
Population 1,159 604 555
Child (0-6) 140 84 56
Schedule Caste 547 274 273
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 80.57 % 90.19 % 70.54 %
Total Workers 692 415 277
Main Worker 294 42,526 0
Marginal Worker 398 127 271

Caste Factor

In Shatkanai village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.20 % of total population in Shatkanai village. The village Shatkanai currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Shatkanai village out of total population, 692 were engaged in work activities. 42.49 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 57.51 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 692 workers engaged in Main Work, 203 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 53 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