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Raichenga Population - Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Raichenga is a large village located in Falakata Block of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal with total 3061 families residing. The Raichenga village has population of 12892 of which 6554 are males while 6338 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Raichenga village population of children with age 0-6 is 1454 which makes up 11.28 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Raichenga village is 967 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Raichenga as per census is 944, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Raichenga village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Raichenga village was 79.75 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Raichenga Male literacy stands at 84.46 % while female literacy rate was 74.89 %.

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

Raichenga Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 3,061 - -
Population 12,892 6,554 6,338
Child (0-6) 1,454 748 706
Schedule Caste 4,378 2,239 2,139
Schedule Tribe 367 188 179
Literacy 79.75 % 84.46 % 74.89 %
Total Workers 4,685 3,789 896
Main Worker 4,185 - -
Marginal Worker 500 197 303

Caste Factor

Raichenga village of Jalpaiguri has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.96 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.85 % of total population in Raichenga village.

Work Profile

In Raichenga village out of total population, 4685 were engaged in work activities. 89.33 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.67 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4685 workers engaged in Main Work, 506 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 812 were Agricultural labourer.