Kotam is a village situated in Gumla block of Gumla district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 562 families residing in the village Kotam. The total population of Kotam is 3,096 out of which 1,567 are males and 1,529 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kotam is 976.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kotam village is 547 which is 18% of the total population. There are 279 male children and 268 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kotam is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Kotam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kotam is 65.3%. Thus Kotam village has higher literacy rate compared to 54.6% of Gumla district. The male literacy rate is 75.39% and the female literacy rate is 54.96% in Kotam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kotam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kotam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 50.7% of total population in Kotam village.
In Kotam village out of total population, 1,474 were engaged in work activities. 50.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,474 workers engaged in Main Work, 416 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 164 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kotam village in Gumla.