Dhakata is a village situated in Kusumi Block of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha. Located in rural part of Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, it is one of the 114 villages of Kusumi Block of Mayurbhanj district. According to the government records, the village number of Dhakata is 388370. The village has 155 houses.
According to Census 2011, Dhakata's population is 787. Out of this, 371 are males while the females count 416 here. This village has 161 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 77 are boys and 84 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dhakata village is 28%. 226 out of total 787 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 37% as 140 males out of total 371 are educated however female literacy rate is 20% as 86 out of total 416 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Dhakata village is shockingly high -- 71%. Here 561 out of total 787 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 62% as 231 males out of total 371 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 79% and 330 out of total 416 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of working person of Dhakata village is 459 whereas 328 are un-employed. And out of 459 occupied individual 178 persons are fully reliant on farming.