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Chikni Population - Purnia, Bihar

Chikni is a medium size village located in Dagarua Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 268 families residing. The Chikni village has population of 1235 of which 616 are males while 619 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chikni village population of children with age 0-6 is 252 which makes up 20.40 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chikni village is 1005 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Chikni as per census is 867, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Chikni village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Chikni village was 47.91 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Chikni Male literacy stands at 56.55 % while female literacy rate was 39.64 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chikni 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 Chikni village.

Chikni Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 268 - -
Population 1,235 616 619
Child (0-6) 252 135 117
Schedule Caste 686 329 357
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 47.91 % 56.55 % 39.64 %
Total Workers 490 299 191
Main Worker 363 - -
Marginal Worker 127 82 45

Caste Factor

In Chikni village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 55.55 % of total population in Chikni village. The village Chikni currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Chikni village out of total population, 490 were engaged in work activities. 74.08 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.92 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 490 workers engaged in Main Work, 22 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 264 were Agricultural labourer.