Purikona is a medium size village located in Bishamakatak Block of Rayagada district, Orissa with total 143 families residing. The Purikona village has population of 625 of which 290 are males while 335 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Purikona village population of children with age 0-6 is 92 which makes up 14.72 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purikona village is 1155 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Purikona as per census is 878, lower than Orissa average of 941.
Purikona village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Purikona village was 34.33 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Purikona Male literacy stands at 41.49 % while female literacy rate was 28.42 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Purikona 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 Purikona village.
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In Purikona village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 95.52 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 3.36 % of total population in Purikona village.
In Purikona village out of total population, 378 were engaged in work activities. 26.72 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 73.28 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 378 workers engaged in Main Work, 92 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5 were Agricultural labourer.