Thapen is a medium size village located in Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 88 families residing. The Thapen village has population of 355 of which 169 are males while 186 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Thapen village population of children with age 0-6 is 42 which makes up 11.83 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Thapen village is 1101 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Thapen as per census is 1000, higher than Orissa average of 941.
Thapen village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Thapen village was 64.86 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Thapen Male literacy stands at 75.68 % while female literacy rate was 55.15 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Thapen 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 Thapen village.
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Thapen village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 31.83 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 7.04 % of total population in Thapen village.
In Thapen village out of total population, 173 were engaged in work activities. 38.73 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 61.27 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 173 workers engaged in Main Work, 23 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20 were Agricultural labourer.