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Paigachhi Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Paigachhi is a medium size village located in Balagarh Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 449 families residing. The Paigachhi village has population of 1830 of which 912 are males while 918 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Paigachhi village population of children with age 0-6 is 184 which makes up 10.05 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Paigachhi village is 1007 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Paigachhi as per census is 822, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Paigachhi village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Paigachhi village was 66.77 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Paigachhi Male literacy stands at 66.95 % while female literacy rate was 66.59 %.

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

Paigachhi Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 449 - -
Population 1,830 912 918
Child (0-6) 184 101 83
Schedule Caste 481 242 239
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 66.77 % 66.95 % 66.59 %
Total Workers 745 579 166
Main Worker 431 - -
Marginal Worker 314 189 125

Caste Factor

Paigachhi village of Hugli has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.28 % of total population in Paigachhi village. The village Paigachhi currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Paigachhi village out of total population, 745 were engaged in work activities. 57.85 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.15 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 745 workers engaged in Main Work, 144 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 158 were Agricultural labourer.