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Gurma Population - Purbi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Gurma is a medium size village located in Golmuri-Cum-Jugsalai Block of Purbi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 171 families residing. The Gurma village has population of 874 of which 441 are males while 433 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gurma village population of children with age 0-6 is 140 which makes up 16.02 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gurma village is 982 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Gurma as per census is 795, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Gurma village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Gurma village was 63.22 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Gurma Male literacy stands at 73.55 % while female literacy rate was 53.10 %.

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

Gurma Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 171 - -
Population 874 441 433
Child (0-6) 140 78 62
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 421 204 217
Literacy 63.22 % 73.55 % 53.10 %
Total Workers 294 234 60
Main Worker 225 - -
Marginal Worker 69 54 15

Caste Factor

In Gurma village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 48.17 % of total population in Gurma village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Gurma village of Purbi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Gurma village out of total population, 294 were engaged in work activities. 76.53 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.47 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 294 workers engaged in Main Work, 38 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 87 were Agricultural labourer.