Akhira is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 162 families residing in the village Akhira. The total population of Akhira is 681 out of which 364 are males and 317 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Akhira is 871.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Akhira village is 65 which is 10% of the total population. There are 37 male children and 28 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Akhira is 757 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (871) of Akhira village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Akhira is 84.9%. Thus Akhira village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 91.74% and the female literacy rate is 77.16% in Akhira village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Akhira village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Akhira village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.5% of total population in Akhira village.
In Akhira village out of total population, 219 were engaged in work activities. 90.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 219 workers engaged in Main Work, 114 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Akhira village in Balurghat.