Pukhuria is a large village located in Alipurduar - II Block of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal with total 670 families residing. The Pukhuria village has population of 2908 of which 1525 are males while 1383 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Pukhuria village population of children with age 0-6 is 412 which makes up 14.17 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pukhuria village is 907 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Pukhuria as per census is 864, lower than West Bengal average of 956.
Pukhuria village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Pukhuria village was 66.95 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Pukhuria Male literacy stands at 72.09 % while female literacy rate was 61.33 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Pukhuria 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 Pukhuria village.
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In Pukhuria village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 69.09 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 4.47 % of total population in Pukhuria village.
In Pukhuria village out of total population, 1241 were engaged in work activities. 74.05 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.95 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1241 workers engaged in Main Work, 298 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 437 were Agricultural labourer.