Sahara Population - Purba Medinipur, West Bengal

Sahara is a large village located in Egra - I Block of Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 489 families residing. The Sahara village has population of 2378 of which 1226 are males while 1152 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sahara village population of children with age 0-6 is 249 which makes up 10.47 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sahara village is 940 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Sahara as per census is 1058, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Sahara village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Sahara village was 86.05 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Sahara Male literacy stands at 93.57 % while female literacy rate was 77.93 %.

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

Sahara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 489 - -
Population 2,378 1,226 1,152
Child (0-6) 249 121 128
Schedule Caste 230 118 112
Schedule Tribe 28 18 10
Literacy 86.05 % 93.57 % 77.93 %
Total Workers 1,092 812 280
Main Worker 558 - -
Marginal Worker 534 352 182

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.67 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.18 % of total population in Sahara village.

Work Profile

In Sahara village out of total population, 1092 were engaged in work activities. 51.10 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.90 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1092 workers engaged in Main Work, 351 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 171 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