Gaharia Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Gaharia is a medium size village located in Khargram Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 376 families residing. The Gaharia village has population of 1670 of which 849 are males while 821 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gaharia village population of children with age 0-6 is 225 which makes up 13.47 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gaharia village is 967 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Gaharia as per census is 1045, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Gaharia village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Gaharia village was 54.95 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Gaharia Male literacy stands at 61.30 % while female literacy rate was 48.30 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gaharia 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 Gaharia village.

Gaharia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 376 - -
Population 1,670 849 821
Child (0-6) 225 110 115
Schedule Caste 617 314 303
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 54.95 % 61.30 % 48.30 %
Total Workers 568 512 56
Main Worker 470 - -
Marginal Worker 98 56 42

Caste Factor

In Gaharia village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.95 % of total population in Gaharia village. The village Gaharia currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gaharia village out of total population, 568 were engaged in work activities. 82.75 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.25 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 568 workers engaged in Main Work, 169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 211 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