Garokhuta Population - Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Garokhuta is a medium size village located in Alipurduar - II Block of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal with total 270 families residing. The Garokhuta village has population of 1227 of which 626 are males while 601 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Garokhuta village population of children with age 0-6 is 196 which makes up 15.97 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Garokhuta village is 960 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Garokhuta as per census is 885, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Garokhuta village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Garokhuta village was 51.50 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Garokhuta Male literacy stands at 56.90 % while female literacy rate was 45.97 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Garokhuta village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Garokhuta village.

Garokhuta Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 270 - -
Population 1,227 626 601
Child (0-6) 196 104 92
Schedule Caste 6 2 4
Schedule Tribe 1,160 600 560
Literacy 51.50 % 56.90 % 45.97 %
Total Workers 460 302 158
Main Worker 321 - -
Marginal Worker 139 25 114

Caste Factor

In Garokhuta village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 94.54 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.49 % of total population in Garokhuta village.

Work Profile

In Garokhuta village out of total population, 460 were engaged in work activities. 69.78 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.22 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 460 workers engaged in Main Work, 96 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 184 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149