Hijal Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Hijal is a large village located in Kandi Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 2713 families residing. The Hijal village has population of 11480 of which 5919 are males while 5561 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Hijal village population of children with age 0-6 is 1561 which makes up 13.60 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Hijal village is 940 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Hijal as per census is 978, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Hijal village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Hijal village was 61.13 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Hijal Male literacy stands at 67.25 % while female literacy rate was 54.56 %.

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

Hijal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 2,713 - -
Population 11,480 5,919 5,561
Child (0-6) 1,561 789 772
Schedule Caste 2,366 1,225 1,141
Schedule Tribe 411 213 198
Literacy 61.13 % 67.25 % 54.56 %
Total Workers 3,970 3,232 738
Main Worker 3,031 - -
Marginal Worker 939 467 472

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.61 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.58 % of total population in Hijal village.

Work Profile

In Hijal village out of total population, 3970 were engaged in work activities. 76.35 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.65 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3970 workers engaged in Main Work, 2344 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 499 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