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Bengkandi Population - Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Bengkandi is a large village located in Falakata Block of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal with total 621 families residing. The Bengkandi village has population of 2667 of which 1400 are males while 1267 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Bengkandi village population of children with age 0-6 is 313 which makes up 11.74 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Bengkandi village is 905 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Bengkandi as per census is 841, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Bengkandi village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Bengkandi village was 73.45 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Bengkandi Male literacy stands at 82.44 % while female literacy rate was 63.61 %.

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

Bengkandi Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 621 - -
Population 2,667 1,400 1,267
Child (0-6) 313 170 143
Schedule Caste 2,033 1,074 959
Schedule Tribe 493 256 237
Literacy 73.45 % 82.44 % 63.61 %
Total Workers 976 822 154
Main Worker 844 - -
Marginal Worker 132 84 48

Caste Factor

In Bengkandi village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 76.23 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.49 % of total population in Bengkandi village.

Work Profile

In Bengkandi village out of total population, 976 were engaged in work activities. 86.48 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.52 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 976 workers engaged in Main Work, 146 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 544 were Agricultural labourer.