Dhakna Gachh Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Dhakna Gachh is a small village located in Phansidewa Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 34 families residing. The Dhakna Gachh village has population of 184 of which 88 are males while 96 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dhakna Gachh village population of children with age 0-6 is 25 which makes up 13.59 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dhakna Gachh village is 1091 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Dhakna Gachh as per census is 1273, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Dhakna Gachh village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Dhakna Gachh village was 52.83 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Dhakna Gachh Male literacy stands at 63.64 % while female literacy rate was 42.68 %.

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

Dhakna Gachh Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 34 - -
Population 184 88 96
Child (0-6) 25 11 14
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 167 79 88
Literacy 52.83 % 63.64 % 42.68 %
Total Workers 77 48 29
Main Worker 62 - -
Marginal Worker 15 2 13

Caste Factor

In Dhakna Gachh village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 90.76 % of total population in Dhakna Gachh village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Dhakna Gachh village of Darjiling.

Work Profile

In Dhakna Gachh village out of total population, 77 were engaged in work activities. 80.52 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.48 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 77 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 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