Barakali is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 532 families residing in the village Barakali. The total population of Barakali is 2,209 out of which 1,166 are males and 1,043 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Barakali is 895.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barakali village is 232 which is 11% of the total population. There are 111 male children and 121 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barakali is 1,090 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (895) of Barakali village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Barakali is 80%. Thus Barakali village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 85.21% and the female literacy rate is 73.97% in Barakali village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Barakali 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 Barakali village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.4% of total population in Barakali village.
In Barakali village out of total population, 1,352 were engaged in work activities. 58.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,352 workers engaged in Main Work, 397 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 244 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Barakali village in Balurghat.