Baniakuri is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 166 families residing in the village Baniakuri. The total population of Baniakuri is 658 out of which 346 are males and 312 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Baniakuri is 902.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Baniakuri village is 51 which is 8% of the total population. There are 29 male children and 22 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Baniakuri is 759 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (902) of Baniakuri village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Baniakuri is 75.8%. Thus Baniakuri village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 83.91% and the female literacy rate is 66.9% in Baniakuri village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Baniakuri 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 Baniakuri village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 51.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Baniakuri village.
In Baniakuri village out of total population, 311 were engaged in work activities. 86.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 311 workers engaged in Main Work, 130 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 102 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Baniakuri village in Balurghat.