Piakhan is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 89 families residing in the village Piakhan. The total population of Piakhan is 387 out of which 188 are males and 199 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Piakhan is 1,059.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Piakhan village is 37 which is 10% of the total population. There are 19 male children and 18 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Piakhan is 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,059) of Piakhan village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Piakhan is 72%. Thus Piakhan village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 78.7% and the female literacy rate is 65.75% in Piakhan village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Piakhan 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 Piakhan village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 47% of total population in Piakhan village.
In Piakhan village out of total population, 242 were engaged in work activities. 61.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 242 workers engaged in Main Work, 42 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 106 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Piakhan village in Balurghat.