Matra is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 78 families residing in the village Matra. The total population of Matra is 295 out of which 162 are males and 133 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Matra is 821.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Matra village is 26 which is 9% of the total population. There are 20 male children and 6 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Matra is 300 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (821) of Matra village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Matra is 92.2%. Thus Matra village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 95.77% and the female literacy rate is 88.19% in Matra village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Matra 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 Matra village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Matra village.
In Matra village out of total population, 142 were engaged in work activities. 73.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 142 workers engaged in Main Work, 91 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Matra village in Balurghat.