Gankar Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Gankar is a large village located in Raghunathganj - I Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 881 families residing. The Gankar village has population of 4574 of which 2345 are males while 2229 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gankar village population of children with age 0-6 is 706 which makes up 15.44 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gankar village is 951 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Gankar as per census is 940, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Gankar village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Gankar village was 58.25 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Gankar Male literacy stands at 62.80 % while female literacy rate was 53.47 %.

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

Gankar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 881 - -
Population 4,574 2,345 2,229
Child (0-6) 706 364 342
Schedule Caste 1,164 604 560
Schedule Tribe 427 208 219
Literacy 58.25 % 62.80 % 53.47 %
Total Workers 2,029 1,271 758
Main Worker 1,364 - -
Marginal Worker 665 165 500

Caste Factor

Gankar village of Murshidabad has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.45 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.34 % of total population in Gankar village.

Work Profile

In Gankar village out of total population, 2029 were engaged in work activities. 67.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2029 workers engaged in Main Work, 83 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 370 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