Gokan Population - Puri, Orissa

Gokan is a medium size village located in Pipili Block of Puri district, Orissa with total 98 families residing. The Gokan village has population of 459 of which 230 are males while 229 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gokan village population of children with age 0-6 is 47 which makes up 10.24 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gokan village is 996 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Gokan as per census is 1136, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Gokan village has higher literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Gokan village was 85.44 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Gokan Male literacy stands at 93.27 % while female literacy rate was 77.45 %.

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

Gokan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 98 - -
Population 459 230 229
Child (0-6) 47 22 25
Schedule Caste 72 36 36
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 85.44 % 93.27 % 77.45 %
Total Workers 154 134 20
Main Worker 130 - -
Marginal Worker 24 9 15

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.69 % of total population in Gokan village. The village Gokan currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gokan village out of total population, 154 were engaged in work activities. 84.42 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.58 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 154 workers engaged in Main Work, 50 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 39 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