Ghagra is a village situated in Alipurduar - I block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,364 families residing in the village Ghagra. The total population of Ghagra is 5,765 out of which 3,001 are males and 2,764 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ghagra is 921.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ghagra village is 601 which is 10% of the total population. There are 305 male children and 296 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ghagra is 970 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (921) of Ghagra village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ghagra is 77.3%. Thus Ghagra village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 82.53% and the female literacy rate is 71.52% in Ghagra village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ghagra 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 Ghagra village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 57.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Ghagra village.
In Ghagra village out of total population, 2,377 were engaged in work activities. 74% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,377 workers engaged in Main Work, 154 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 245 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ghagra village in Alipurduar - I.
|Paschim Majherdabri Tea Garden||1,965|
|Paitkapara Tea Garden||4,951|