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Sija Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Sija is a large village located in Balagarh Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 910 families residing. The Sija village has population of 3612 of which 1852 are males while 1760 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sija village population of children with age 0-6 is 334 which makes up 9.25 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sija village is 950 which is equal than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Sija as per census is 920, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Sija village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Sija village was 80.17 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Sija Male literacy stands at 85.82 % while female literacy rate was 74.25 %.

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

Sija Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 910 - -
Population 3,612 1,852 1,760
Child (0-6) 334 174 160
Schedule Caste 1,969 1,029 940
Schedule Tribe 159 77 82
Literacy 80.17 % 85.82 % 74.25 %
Total Workers 1,354 1,126 228
Main Worker 1,177 - -
Marginal Worker 177 119 58

Caste Factor

In Sija village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 54.51 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.40 % of total population in Sija village.

Work Profile

In Sija village out of total population, 1354 were engaged in work activities. 86.93 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.07 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1354 workers engaged in Main Work, 11 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 283 were Agricultural labourer.