Gosairhat Forest Population, Caste, Working Data Jalpaiguri, West Bengal - Census 2011

Gosairhat Forest is a village situated in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 247 families residing in the village Gosairhat Forest. The total population of Gosairhat Forest is 1,153 out of which 610 are males and 543 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gosairhat Forest is 890.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gosairhat Forest village is 158 which is 14% of the total population. There are 88 male children and 70 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gosairhat Forest is 795 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (890) of Gosairhat Forest village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gosairhat Forest is 58.4%. Thus Gosairhat Forest village has lower literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Jalpaiguri district. The male literacy rate is 64.94% and the female literacy rate is 51.16% in Gosairhat Forest village.

Sex Ratio

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

Gosairhat Forest Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 158 88 70
Literacy 58.39% 64.94% 51.16%
Scheduled Caste 3 1 2
Scheduled Tribe 1,107 584 523
Illiterate 572 271 301

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 96% of total population in Gosairhat Forest village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Gosairhat Forest village out of total population, 575 were engaged in work activities. 28.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 71.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 575 workers engaged in Main Work, 124 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 165 156 9
Cultivators 124 122 2
Agriculture Labourer 33 28 5
Other Workers 8 6 2
Marginal Workers 410 199 211
Non Working 578 255 323

Map of Gosairhat Forest, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Gosairhat Forest, Dhupguri

Below are the list of villages near Gosairhat Forest village in Dhupguri.