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Dahia Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Dahia is a medium size village located in Balagarh Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 123 families residing. The Dahia village has population of 496 of which 241 are males while 255 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dahia village population of children with age 0-6 is 50 which makes up 10.08 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dahia village is 1058 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Dahia as per census is 1174, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Dahia village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Dahia village was 72.20 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Dahia Male literacy stands at 84.40 % while female literacy rate was 60.53 %.

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

Dahia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 123 - -
Population 496 241 255
Child (0-6) 50 23 27
Schedule Caste 277 137 140
Schedule Tribe 76 36 40
Literacy 72.20 % 84.40 % 60.53 %
Total Workers 265 160 105
Main Worker 260 - -
Marginal Worker 5 1 4

Caste Factor

In Dahia village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 55.85 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 15.32 % of total population in Dahia village.

Work Profile

In Dahia village out of total population, 265 were engaged in work activities. 98.11 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.89 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 265 workers engaged in Main Work, 53 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 196 were Agricultural labourer.