Barikel is a village situated in Padmapur block of Bargarh district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 781 families residing in the village Barikel. The total population of Barikel is 2,986 out of which 1,518 are males and 1,468 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Barikel is 967.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barikel village is 302 which is 10% of the total population. There are 160 male children and 142 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barikel is 888 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (967) of Barikel village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Barikel is 67.1%. Thus Barikel village has higher literacy rate compared to 66.4% of Bargarh district. The male literacy rate is 76.14% and the female literacy rate is 57.92% in Barikel village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Barikel 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 Barikel village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.1% of total population in Barikel village.
In Barikel village out of total population, 1,028 were engaged in work activities. 71.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,028 workers engaged in Main Work, 169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 246 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Barikel village in Padmapur.