Kumai Forest Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Kumai Forest is a medium size village located in Gorubathan Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 272 families residing. The Kumai Forest village has population of 1393 of which 703 are males while 690 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kumai Forest village population of children with age 0-6 is 159 which makes up 11.41 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kumai Forest village is 982 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Kumai Forest as per census is 939, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Kumai Forest village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Kumai Forest village was 82.41 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Kumai Forest Male literacy stands at 90.34 % while female literacy rate was 74.39 %.

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

Kumai Forest Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 272 - -
Population 1,393 703 690
Child (0-6) 159 82 77
Schedule Caste 107 47 60
Schedule Tribe 240 122 118
Literacy 82.41 % 90.34 % 74.39 %
Total Workers 750 396 354
Main Worker 699 - -
Marginal Worker 51 20 31

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 17.23 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 7.68 % of total population in Kumai Forest village.

Work Profile

In Kumai Forest village out of total population, 750 were engaged in work activities. 93.20 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.80 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 750 workers engaged in Main Work, 620 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 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