Foskadanga Population, Caste, Working Data Jalpaiguri, West Bengal - Census 2011

Foskadanga is a village situated in Alipurduar - I block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 597 families residing in the village Foskadanga. The total population of Foskadanga is 2,868 out of which 1,490 are males and 1,378 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Foskadanga is 925.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Foskadanga village is 397 which is 14% of the total population. There are 194 male children and 203 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Foskadanga is 1,046 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (925) of Foskadanga village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Foskadanga is 69.1%. Thus Foskadanga village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 77.47% and the female literacy rate is 59.91% in Foskadanga village.

Population
2,868
Families
597
Literacy
69.12%
Sex Ratio
925

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Foskadanga village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Foskadanga Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Foskadanga village.

Total Male Female
Children 397 194 203
Literacy 69.12% 77.47% 59.91%
Scheduled Caste 864 448 416
Scheduled Tribe 1,991 1,035 956
Illiterate 1,160 486 674

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 69.4% of total population in Foskadanga village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Foskadanga village out of total population, 1,294 were engaged in work activities. 65.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,294 workers engaged in Main Work, 418 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 271 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 842 716 126
Cultivators 418 394 24
Agriculture Labourer 271 202 69
Household Industries 5 1 4
Other Workers 148 119 29
Marginal Workers 452 148 304
Non Working 1,574 626 948

Map of Foskadanga, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal


Nearby Villages to Foskadanga, Alipurduar - I

Below are the list of villages near Foskadanga village in Alipurduar - I.

Village Population
Paitkapara Tea Garden 4,951
Satkodali 1,884
Uttar Paitkapara 3,074
Banchukamari 3,724
Madhya Paitkapara 1,750
Chapatali 3,649
Uttar Chakoakheti 1,399
Pararpar 4,384
Naothoartari 1,881
Ghagra 5,765

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