Gourkheda is a medium size village located in Pendra Road Gorella Tehsil of Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh with total 240 families residing. The Gourkheda village has population of 929 of which 457 are males while 472 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Gourkheda village population of children with age 0-6 is 169 which makes up 18.19 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gourkheda village is 1033 which is higher than Chhattisgarh state average of 991. Child Sex Ratio for the Gourkheda as per census is 1061, higher than Chhattisgarh average of 969.
Gourkheda village has lower literacy rate compared to Chhattisgarh. In 2011, literacy rate of Gourkheda village was 57.89 % compared to 70.28 % of Chhattisgarh. In Gourkheda Male literacy stands at 69.87 % while female literacy rate was 46.23 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gourkheda 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 Gourkheda village.
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In Gourkheda village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 89.02 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 2.26 % of total population in Gourkheda village.
In Gourkheda village out of total population, 547 were engaged in work activities. 17.92 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 82.08 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 547 workers engaged in Main Work, 49 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 were Agricultural labourer.