Lava Forest Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Lava Forest is a small village located in Kalimpong - II Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 32 families residing. The Lava Forest village has population of 173 of which 95 are males while 78 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Lava Forest village population of children with age 0-6 is 26 which makes up 15.03 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Lava Forest village is 821 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Lava Forest as per census is 733, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Lava Forest village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Lava Forest village was 80.27 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Lava Forest Male literacy stands at 88.75 % while female literacy rate was 70.15 %.

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

Lava Forest Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 32 - -
Population 173 95 78
Child (0-6) 26 15 11
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 170 95 75
Literacy 80.27 % 88.75 % 70.15 %
Total Workers 87 51 36
Main Worker 6 - -
Marginal Worker 81 45 36

Caste Factor

In Lava Forest village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.27 % of total population in Lava Forest village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Lava Forest village of Darjiling.

Work Profile

In Lava Forest village out of total population, 87 were engaged in work activities. 6.90 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 93.10 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 87 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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