Pankasari Forest Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Pankasari Forest is a medium size village located in Gorubathan Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 139 families residing. The Pankasari Forest village has population of 709 of which 361 are males while 348 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pankasari Forest village population of children with age 0-6 is 79 which makes up 11.14 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pankasari Forest village is 964 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Pankasari Forest as per census is 927, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Pankasari Forest village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Pankasari Forest village was 69.68 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Pankasari Forest Male literacy stands at 76.56 % while female literacy rate was 62.58 %.

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

Pankasari Forest Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 139 - -
Population 709 361 348
Child (0-6) 79 41 38
Schedule Caste 4 2 2
Schedule Tribe 473 249 224
Literacy 69.68 % 76.56 % 62.58 %
Total Workers 405 210 195
Main Worker 56 - -
Marginal Worker 349 168 181

Caste Factor

In Pankasari Forest village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 66.71 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.56 % of total population in Pankasari Forest village.

Work Profile

In Pankasari Forest village out of total population, 405 were engaged in work activities. 13.83 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 86.17 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 405 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 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