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Gahiguda Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Gahiguda is a medium size village located in Kotagarh Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 52 families residing. The Gahiguda village has population of 274 of which 145 are males while 129 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahiguda village population of children with age 0-6 is 75 which makes up 27.37 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahiguda village is 890 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahiguda as per census is 923, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Gahiguda village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahiguda village was 67.84 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Gahiguda Male literacy stands at 83.96 % while female literacy rate was 49.46 %.

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

Gahiguda Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 52 - -
Population 274 145 129
Child (0-6) 75 39 36
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 256 132 124
Literacy 67.84 % 83.96 % 49.46 %
Total Workers 143 67 76
Main Worker 3 - -
Marginal Worker 140 65 75

Caste Factor

In Gahiguda village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 93.43 % of total population in Gahiguda village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Gahiguda village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Gahiguda village out of total population, 143 were engaged in work activities. 2.10 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 97.90 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 143 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.