Gokarna is a large village located in Kandi Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 3720 families residing. The Gokarna village has population of 16198 of which 8293 are males while 7905 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Gokarna village population of children with age 0-6 is 1919 which makes up 11.85 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gokarna village is 953 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Gokarna as per census is 960, higher than West Bengal average of 956.
Gokarna village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Gokarna village was 66.20 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Gokarna Male literacy stands at 71.75 % while female literacy rate was 60.36 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gokarna 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 Gokarna village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.71 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.41 % of total population in Gokarna village.
In Gokarna village out of total population, 5129 were engaged in work activities. 87.21 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.79 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 5129 workers engaged in Main Work, 1580 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1281 were Agricultural labourer.