Dakshin Chakalam is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 96 families residing in the village Dakshin Chakalam. The total population of Dakshin Chakalam is 393 out of which 199 are males and 194 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dakshin Chakalam is 975.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dakshin Chakalam village is 35 which is 9% of the total population. There are 15 male children and 20 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dakshin Chakalam is 1,333 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (975) of Dakshin Chakalam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dakshin Chakalam is 90.8%. Thus Dakshin Chakalam village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 93.48% and the female literacy rate is 87.93% in Dakshin Chakalam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dakshin Chakalam 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 Dakshin Chakalam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 49.6% of total population in Dakshin Chakalam village.
In Dakshin Chakalam village out of total population, 143 were engaged in work activities. 93.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 143 workers engaged in Main Work, 77 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Dakshin Chakalam village in Balurghat.