Chakhay is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 266 families residing in the village Chakhay. The total population of Chakhay is 1,087 out of which 563 are males and 524 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chakhay is 931.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chakhay village is 113 which is 10% of the total population. There are 50 male children and 63 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chakhay is 1,260 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (931) of Chakhay village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chakhay is 71.7%. Thus Chakhay village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 76.02% and the female literacy rate is 66.81% in Chakhay village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chakhay 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 Chakhay village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 32.4% of total population in Chakhay village.
In Chakhay village out of total population, 481 were engaged in work activities. 86.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 481 workers engaged in Main Work, 74 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 155 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Chakhay village in Balurghat.