Marichya Population - Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal

Marichya is a medium size village located in Ghatal Block of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 369 families residing. The Marichya village has population of 1695 of which 884 are males while 811 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Marichya village population of children with age 0-6 is 217 which makes up 12.80 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Marichya village is 917 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Marichya as per census is 839, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Marichya village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Marichya village was 81.33 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Marichya Male literacy stands at 87.73 % while female literacy rate was 74.44 %.

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

Marichya Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 369 - -
Population 1,695 884 811
Child (0-6) 217 118 99
Schedule Caste 394 202 192
Schedule Tribe 57 30 27
Literacy 81.33 % 87.73 % 74.44 %
Total Workers 617 525 92
Main Worker 348 - -
Marginal Worker 269 218 51

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.24 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.36 % of total population in Marichya village.

Work Profile

In Marichya village out of total population, 617 were engaged in work activities. 56.40 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.60 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 617 workers engaged in Main Work, 73 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 150 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