Lakma is a village situated in Hilli block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 257 families residing in the village Lakma. The total population of Lakma is 1,036 out of which 553 are males and 483 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Lakma is 873.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lakma village is 84 which is 8% of the total population. There are 49 male children and 35 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lakma is 714 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (873) of Lakma village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Lakma is 75.7%. Thus Lakma village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 83.13% and the female literacy rate is 67.41% in Lakma village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Lakma 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 Lakma village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 47.5% of total population in Lakma village.
In Lakma village out of total population, 536 were engaged in work activities. 65.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 536 workers engaged in Main Work, 143 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 171 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Lakma village in Hilli.