Gachhtala Population, Caste, Working Data Koch Bihar, West Bengal - Census 2011

Gachhtala is a village situated in Sitalkuchi block of Koch Bihar district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 288 families residing in the village Gachhtala. The total population of Gachhtala is 1,316 out of which 666 are males and 650 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gachhtala is 976.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Gachhtala village is 154 which is 12% of the total population. There are 63 male children and 91 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gachhtala is 1,444 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Gachhtala village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gachhtala is 78.4%. Thus Gachhtala village has a higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Koch Bihar district. The male literacy rate is 84.91% and the female literacy rate is 71.38% in Gachhtala village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Gachhtala village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Gachhtala Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gachhtala village.

Total Male Female
Children 154 63 91
Literacy 78.4% 84.91% 71.38%
Scheduled Caste 486 245 241
Scheduled Tribe 15 9 6
Illiterate 405 154 251

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Gachhtala village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Gachhtala village out of total population, 491 were engaged in work activities. 70.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 491 workers engaged in Main Work, 253 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 60 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 347 337 10
Cultivators 253 253 0
Agriculture Labourer 60 55 5
Other Workers 34 29 5
Marginal Workers 144 70 74
Non Working 825 259 566

Map of Gachhtala, Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Gachhtala, Sitalkuchi

Below are the list of villages near Gachhtala village in Sitalkuchi.

Village Population
Nagar Singimari 1,759
Mirapara 1,330
Phulbari 266
Golenaohati 10,208
Sitalkuchi 37,052
Jaygirnaohati 98
Rajar Bari 2,698
Maricha Gitaldaha 2,993
Gadapota 2,601
Lalbazar Dwitia Khanda 812