Gahanamunda Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Gahanamunda is a medium size village located in Kokasara Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 257 families residing. The Gahanamunda village has population of 937 of which 472 are males while 465 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahanamunda village population of children with age 0-6 is 129 which makes up 13.77 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahanamunda village is 985 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahanamunda as per census is 1016, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Gahanamunda village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahanamunda village was 59.41 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Gahanamunda Male literacy stands at 74.26 % while female literacy rate was 44.25 %.

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

Gahanamunda Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 257 - -
Population 937 472 465
Child (0-6) 129 64 65
Schedule Caste 316 161 155
Schedule Tribe 50 22 28
Literacy 59.41 % 74.26 % 44.25 %
Total Workers 515 268 247
Main Worker 191 - -
Marginal Worker 324 88 236

Caste Factor

Gahanamunda village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.72 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.34 % of total population in Gahanamunda village.

Work Profile

In Gahanamunda village out of total population, 515 were engaged in work activities. 37.09 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.91 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 515 workers engaged in Main Work, 75 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 90 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