Penta is a medium size village located in Bishamakatak Block of Rayagada district, Orissa with total 67 families residing. The Penta village has population of 277 of which 148 are males while 129 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Penta village population of children with age 0-6 is 28 which makes up 10.11 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Penta village is 872 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Penta as per census is 556, lower than Orissa average of 941.
Penta village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Penta village was 41.37 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Penta Male literacy stands at 51.54 % while female literacy rate was 30.25 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Penta 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 Penta village.
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In Penta village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC) & Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 62.82 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 36.10 % of total population in Penta village.
In Penta village out of total population, 179 were engaged in work activities. 21.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 78.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 179 workers engaged in Main Work, 18 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17 were Agricultural labourer.