Nihshanka is a medium size village located in Memari - I Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 398 families residing. The Nihshanka village has population of 1686 of which 858 are males while 828 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Nihshanka village population of children with age 0-6 is 179 which makes up 10.62 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nihshanka village is 965 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Nihshanka as per census is 967, higher than West Bengal average of 956.
Nihshanka village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Nihshanka village was 75.05 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Nihshanka Male literacy stands at 80.70 % while female literacy rate was 69.19 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Nihshanka 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 Nihshanka village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 22.60 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 20.28 % of total population in Nihshanka village.
In Nihshanka village out of total population, 697 were engaged in work activities. 68.58 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.42 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 697 workers engaged in Main Work, 80 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 228 were Agricultural labourer.