Poshtanka is a medium size village located in Daspur - I Block of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 194 families residing. The Poshtanka village has population of 791 of which 402 are males while 389 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Poshtanka village population of children with age 0-6 is 73 which makes up 9.23 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poshtanka village is 968 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Poshtanka as per census is 780, lower than West Bengal average of 956.
Poshtanka village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Poshtanka village was 82.31 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Poshtanka Male literacy stands at 91.69 % while female literacy rate was 72.83 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Poshtanka 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 Poshtanka village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.65 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.53 % of total population in Poshtanka village.
In Poshtanka village out of total population, 337 were engaged in work activities. 89.32 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.68 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 337 workers engaged in Main Work, 65 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 154 were Agricultural labourer.