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Basurigan Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Basurigan is a medium size village located in Kotagarh Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 58 families residing. The Basurigan village has population of 312 of which 145 are males while 167 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Basurigan village population of children with age 0-6 is 74 which makes up 23.72 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Basurigan village is 1152 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Basurigan as per census is 1056, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Basurigan village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Basurigan village was 36.97 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Basurigan Male literacy stands at 44.04 % while female literacy rate was 31.01 %.

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

Basurigan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 58 - -
Population 312 145 167
Child (0-6) 74 36 38
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 312 145 167
Literacy 36.97 % 44.04 % 31.01 %
Total Workers 171 82 89
Main Worker 80 - -
Marginal Worker 91 6 85

Caste Factor

In Basurigan village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Basurigan village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Basurigan village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Basurigan village out of total population, 171 were engaged in work activities. 46.78 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.22 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 171 workers engaged in Main Work, 75 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5 were Agricultural labourer.