Mahanadi Forest Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Mahanadi Forest is a medium size village located in Kurseong Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 92 families residing. The Mahanadi Forest village has population of 480 of which 240 are males while 240 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mahanadi Forest village population of children with age 0-6 is 66 which makes up 13.75 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mahanadi Forest village is 1000 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Mahanadi Forest as per census is 1063, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Mahanadi Forest village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Mahanadi Forest village was 74.88 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Mahanadi Forest Male literacy stands at 84.13 % while female literacy rate was 65.53 %.

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

Mahanadi Forest Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 92 - -
Population 480 240 240
Child (0-6) 66 32 34
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 142 74 68
Literacy 74.88 % 84.13 % 65.53 %
Total Workers 150 139 11
Main Worker 124 - -
Marginal Worker 26 22 4

Caste Factor

Mahanadi Forest village of Darjiling has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 29.58 % of total population in Mahanadi Forest village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mahanadi Forest village of Darjiling.

Work Profile

In Mahanadi Forest village out of total population, 150 were engaged in work activities. 82.67 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.33 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 150 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