Paikara is a village situated in Pandua block of Hugli district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 177 families residing in the village Paikara. The total population of Paikara is 763 out of which 382 are males and 381 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Paikara is 997.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Paikara village is 52 which is 7% of the total population. There are 29 male children and 23 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Paikara is 793 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (997) of Paikara village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Paikara is 79.7%. Thus Paikara village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Hugli district. The male literacy rate is 86.97% and the female literacy rate is 72.63% in Paikara village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Paikara 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 Paikara village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 29.6% of total population in Paikara village.
In Paikara village out of total population, 344 were engaged in work activities. 52.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 344 workers engaged in Main Work, 58 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 41 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Paikara village in Pandua.