Hijlak is a village situated in Bagnan - I block of Haora district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 888 families residing in the village Hijlak. The total population of Hijlak is 3,808 out of which 1,964 are males and 1,844 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Hijlak is 939.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hijlak village is 337 which is 9% of the total population. There are 179 male children and 158 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hijlak is 883 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Hijlak village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Hijlak is 91.8%. Thus Hijlak village has higher literacy rate compared to 74.3% of Haora district. The male literacy rate is 95.07% and the female literacy rate is 88.37% in Hijlak village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Hijlak 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 Hijlak village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Hijlak village.
In Hijlak village out of total population, 1,313 were engaged in work activities. 87.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,313 workers engaged in Main Work, 55 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 190 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Hijlak village in Bagnan - I.