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Banikanta Population - Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Banikanta is a small village located in Haldibari Block of Koch Bihar district, West Bengal with total 36 families residing. The Banikanta village has population of 158 of which 75 are males while 83 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Banikanta village population of children with age 0-6 is 30 which makes up 18.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Banikanta village is 1107 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Banikanta as per census is 875, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Banikanta village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Banikanta village was 57.81 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Banikanta Male literacy stands at 61.02 % while female literacy rate was 55.07 %.

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

Banikanta Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 36 - -
Population 158 75 83
Child (0-6) 30 16 14
Schedule Caste 157 75 82
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 57.81 % 61.02 % 55.07 %
Total Workers 65 40 25
Main Worker 54 - -
Marginal Worker 11 1 10

Caste Factor

In Banikanta village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 99.37 % of total population in Banikanta village. The village Banikanta currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Banikanta village out of total population, 65 were engaged in work activities. 83.08 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.92 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 65 workers engaged in Main Work, 22 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 were Agricultural labourer.