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Garhkeshna Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Garhkeshna is a medium size village located in Majhgaon Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 175 families residing. The Garhkeshna village has population of 945 of which 485 are males while 460 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Garhkeshna village population of children with age 0-6 is 118 which makes up 12.49 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Garhkeshna village is 948 which is equal than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Garhkeshna as per census is 873, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Garhkeshna village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Garhkeshna village was 21.40 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Garhkeshna Male literacy stands at 32.23 % while female literacy rate was 10.12 %.

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

Garhkeshna Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 175 - -
Population 945 485 460
Child (0-6) 118 63 55
Schedule Caste 131 63 68
Schedule Tribe 778 406 372
Literacy 21.40 % 32.23 % 10.12 %
Total Workers 614 313 301
Main Worker 266 - -
Marginal Worker 348 155 193

Caste Factor

In Garhkeshna village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 82.33 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 13.86 % of total population in Garhkeshna village.

Work Profile

In Garhkeshna village out of total population, 614 were engaged in work activities. 43.32 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 56.68 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 614 workers engaged in Main Work, 3 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 260 were Agricultural labourer.