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Barikia Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Barikia is a medium size village located in Kotagarh Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 53 families residing. The Barikia village has population of 250 of which 125 are males while 125 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Barikia village population of children with age 0-6 is 65 which makes up 26.00 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Barikia village is 1000 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Barikia as per census is 757, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Barikia village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Barikia village was 59.46 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Barikia Male literacy stands at 82.95 % while female literacy rate was 38.14 %.

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

Barikia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 53 - -
Population 250 125 125
Child (0-6) 65 37 28
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 174 86 88
Literacy 59.46 % 82.95 % 38.14 %
Total Workers 146 72 74
Main Worker 47 - -
Marginal Worker 99 32 67

Caste Factor

In Barikia village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 69.60 % of total population in Barikia village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Barikia village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Barikia village out of total population, 146 were engaged in work activities. 32.19 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 67.81 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 146 workers engaged in Main Work, 21 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18 were Agricultural labourer.