Paikar Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Paikar is a medium size village located in Raghunathganj - I Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 182 families residing. The Paikar village has population of 963 of which 514 are males while 449 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Paikar village population of children with age 0-6 is 183 which makes up 19.00 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Paikar village is 874 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Paikar as per census is 664, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Paikar village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Paikar village was 51.92 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Paikar Male literacy stands at 53.22 % while female literacy rate was 50.53 %.

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

Paikar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 182 - -
Population 963 514 449
Child (0-6) 183 110 73
Schedule Caste 268 143 125
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 51.92 % 53.22 % 50.53 %
Total Workers 405 261 144
Main Worker 253 - -
Marginal Worker 152 46 106

Caste Factor

Paikar village of Murshidabad has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.83 % of total population in Paikar village. The village Paikar currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Paikar village out of total population, 405 were engaged in work activities. 62.47 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.53 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 405 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 62 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