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Gaiju Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Gaiju is a medium size village located in Brahmanigaon Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 64 families residing. The Gaiju village has population of 350 of which 148 are males while 202 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gaiju village population of children with age 0-6 is 94 which makes up 26.86 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gaiju village is 1365 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Gaiju as per census is 1541, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Gaiju village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Gaiju village was 34.77 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Gaiju Male literacy stands at 46.85 % while female literacy rate was 25.52 %.

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

Gaiju Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 64 - -
Population 350 148 202
Child (0-6) 94 37 57
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 349 147 202
Literacy 34.77 % 46.85 % 25.52 %
Total Workers 176 76 100
Main Worker 169 - -
Marginal Worker 7 1 6

Caste Factor

In Gaiju village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.71 % of total population in Gaiju village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Gaiju village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Gaiju village out of total population, 176 were engaged in work activities. 96.02 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.98 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 176 workers engaged in Main Work, 144 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24 were Agricultural labourer.