Kakra Village, with population of 484 is Burwan sub district's the 26th least populous village, located in Burwan sub district of Murshidabad district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Kakra village is 0 km2 and it is the 5th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1152 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kandi and distance from Kakra village to Kandi is 3 km. Pin code of Kakra village is 742161.


The village is home to 484 people, among them 191 (39%) are male and 293 (61%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 45% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kakra village is 11%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 98 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 445. Female population growth rate of the village is 33.8% which is 49.3% higher than male population growth rate of -15.5%. General caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.5% and child population has decreased by -21.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1534 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 2070, in schedule caste is 1095. There are 1217 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 565 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 186 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 197 people in the village are literate, among them 91 are male and 106 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kakra is 45%. 54% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -28%. Male literacy has gone down by -28% and female literacy rate has gone down by -23%.

Workers profile

Kakra has 32% (154) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 13% female population are working population. 5% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 57% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.