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Sankhamedi Population - Baleshwar, Orissa

Sankhamedi is a medium size village located in Bhograi Block of Baleshwar district, Orissa with total 98 families residing. The Sankhamedi village has population of 486 of which 258 are males while 228 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sankhamedi village population of children with age 0-6 is 56 which makes up 11.52 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sankhamedi village is 884 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Sankhamedi as per census is 647, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Sankhamedi village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Sankhamedi village was 34.42 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Sankhamedi Male literacy stands at 42.41 % while female literacy rate was 25.73 %.

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

Sankhamedi Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 98 - -
Population 486 258 228
Child (0-6) 56 34 22
Schedule Caste 381 199 182
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 34.42 % 42.41 % 25.73 %
Total Workers 337 177 160
Main Worker 201 - -
Marginal Worker 136 76 60

Caste Factor

In Sankhamedi village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 78.40 % of total population in Sankhamedi village. The village Sankhamedi currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Sankhamedi village out of total population, 337 were engaged in work activities. 59.64 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.36 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 337 workers engaged in Main Work, 85 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 116 were Agricultural labourer.