Panighata Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Panighata is a large village located in Mirik Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 1058 families residing. The Panighata village has population of 5235 of which 2595 are males while 2640 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Panighata village population of children with age 0-6 is 438 which makes up 8.37 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Panighata village is 1017 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Panighata as per census is 872, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Panighata village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Panighata village was 74.80 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Panighata Male literacy stands at 82.80 % while female literacy rate was 67.04 %.

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

Panighata Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,058 - -
Population 5,235 2,595 2,640
Child (0-6) 438 234 204
Schedule Caste 899 424 475
Schedule Tribe 2,105 1,055 1,050
Literacy 74.80 % 82.80 % 67.04 %
Total Workers 1,657 1,040 617
Main Worker 1,213 - -
Marginal Worker 444 261 183

Caste Factor

In Panighata village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 40.21 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 17.17 % of total population in Panighata village.

Work Profile

In Panighata village out of total population, 1657 were engaged in work activities. 73.20 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.80 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1657 workers engaged in Main Work, 24 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6 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