Gordoani Village, with population of about 21 thousand is Jaynagar - II sub district's the most populous village, located in Jaynagar - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Gordoani village is 9 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2293 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Gordoani village to Jaynagar is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Gordoani village is 743338.

Demographics

The village is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (51%) are male and about 10 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gordoani village is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4009 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gordoani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,984 17,419 3,565 0 3,576
Male 10,745 8,896 1,849 0 1,785
Female 10,239 8,523 1,716 0 1,791

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 25% which is 4.6% higher than male population growth rate of 20.4%. General caste population has increased by 26.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.6% and child population has increased by 3.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gordoani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.6% 26.8% 5.6% 0% 3.3%
Male 20.4% 24.7% 3.6% 0% 0.5%
Female 25% 29.2% 7.8% 0% 6.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 953 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 928. There are 1003 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 54 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gordoani

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 34 36 0 54
2011 953 958 928 0 1003
2001 918 924 892 0 949

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6756 are male and 5128 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gordoani is 68%. 75% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gordoani

Total Male Female
Change 6.2% -1.4% 14.8%
2011 68.3% 75.4% 60.7%
2001 62.1% 76.8% 45.9%

Workers profile

Gordoani has 34% (7038) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 16% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gordoani

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.5% 18.7% 14.9% 66.5%
Male 50.1% 33.1% 17% 49.9%
Female 16.1% 3.5% 12.6% 83.9%