Nigan Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Nigan is a large village located in Mangolkote Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 1552 families residing. The Nigan village has population of 6825 of which 3463 are males while 3362 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nigan village population of children with age 0-6 is 788 which makes up 11.55 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nigan village is 971 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Nigan as per census is 970, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Nigan village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Nigan village was 71.21 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Nigan Male literacy stands at 78.88 % while female literacy rate was 63.32 %.

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

Nigan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,552 - -
Population 6,825 3,463 3,362
Child (0-6) 788 400 388
Schedule Caste 2,969 1,493 1,476
Schedule Tribe 1 1 0
Literacy 71.21 % 78.88 % 63.32 %
Total Workers 2,517 2,148 369
Main Worker 2,206 - -
Marginal Worker 311 144 167

Caste Factor

In Nigan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 43.50 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.01 % of total population in Nigan village.

Work Profile

In Nigan village out of total population, 2517 were engaged in work activities. 87.64 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.36 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2517 workers engaged in Main Work, 665 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 917 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