Goonga Village, with population of 4484 is Sheo sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Sheo sub district of Barmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Goonga village is 73 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 61 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Barmer and distance from Goonga village to Barmer is 58 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Goonga village is 344705. Sheo is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Barmer which is 58 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4484 people, among them 2413 (54%) are male and 2071 (46%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Goonga village is 19%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 849 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Goonga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,484 4,053 428 3 856
Male 2,413 2,171 240 2 465
Female 2,071 1,882 188 1 391

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 28% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3502. Female population growth rate of the village is 31.2% which is 5.8% higher than male population growth rate of 25.4%. General caste population has increased by 26.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 200% and child population has increased by 5.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Goonga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28% 26.3% 46.6% 200% 5.5%
Male 25.4% 23.6% 43.7% 100% 4.5%
Female 31.2% 29.5% 50.4% 0% 6.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 858 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 867, in schedule caste is 783 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 841 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 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Goonga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 40 34 500 19
2011 858 867 783 500 841
2001 820 827 749 0 822

Literacy

Total 2318 people in the village are literate, among them 1541 are male and 777 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Goonga is 64%. 79% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -9%. Male literacy has gone down by -7% and female literacy rate has gone down by -12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Goonga

Total Male Female
Change -9.4% -7.0% -11.3%
2011 63.9% 79.1% 46.3%
2001 73.3% 86.1% 57.6%

Workers profile

Goonga has 41% (1854) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 38% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 32% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Goonga

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.3% 16.3% 25.1% 58.7%
Male 44.6% 25.1% 19.5% 55.4%
Female 37.5% 5.9% 31.6% 62.5%