Goriakothi Community Development Block, with population of about 2.2 lakh is Siwan district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Siwan district of the state Bihar in India. There are 81 villages in the sub district, among them Sarari is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Barhoga Gangaram is the least populous village with population of 140. Sarari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Birti tola is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.2 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.1 lakh (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Goriakothi community development block is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 37 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Goriakothi community development block live in the Goriakothi Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Goriakothi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 223,709 196,505 24,454 2,750 37,862
Male 111,167 97,437 12,334 1,396 19,462
Female 112,542 99,068 12,120 1,354 18,400

Most populated Villages in Goriakothi

Villages
Name Population
Sarari 18714
Sisai 11892
Satwar 7912
Jamo 6908
Chhitauli Kalan 6499
Dudhra 6486
Mustafabad 6371
Ageyan 6370
Bhithi 5948
Sadipur 5792

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1006 in Muslims are 1043.

Religion wise population 2011 - Goriakothi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 223,709 185,072 38,053 151 16 16 13 4 384
Male 111,167 92,250 18,624 74 9 10 8 3 189
Female 112,542 92,822 19,429 77 7 6 5 1 195

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 23.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 21% which is -4.6% lower than male population growth rate of 25.6%. General caste population has increased by 21.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 329.7% and child population has decreased by -0% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Goriakothi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.2% 21.7% 26% 329.7% -0%
Male 25.6% 24% 28.5% 354.7% -0.4%
Female 21% 19.5% 23.6% 306.6% 0.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1012 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1017, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 970. There are 945 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Goriakothi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -39 -38 -38 -115 8
2011 1012 1017 983 970 945
2001 1051 1055 1021 1085 937

Villages with highest sex ratio in Goriakothi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Sultanpur Khurd 1356
Lala Hata 1235
Shekhpura 1223
Sultanpur Kalan 1220
Barhoga Gangaram 1188
Lilaru Aurangabad 1155
Mathia 1140
Ageyan 1136
Jangal belas 1135
Khagni 1131

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 72 thousand are male and about 53 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Goriakothi is 67%. 79% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 17%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Goriakothi

Total Male Female
Change 16.9% 12.9% 19.9%
2011 67.2% 78.7% 55.9%
2001 50.3% 65.8% 36%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Goriakothi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Dagri Mathia 82
Tola Jalalpur 81
Mirzapur 80
Gobindapur 80
Jalalpur 79
Lala Hata 77
Jagdishpur 76
Sherpur 76
Gopalpur 76
Nautan 76

Workers profile

Goriakothi has 28% (about 63 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 14% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Goriakothi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 28.3% 14.2% 14.1% 71.7%
Male 42.3% 23.8% 18.5% 57.7%
Female 14.5% 4.7% 9.8% 85.5%

Biggest Villages in Goriakothi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Sarari 9.9
Sisai 8.1
Chhitauli Kalan 5.6
Satwar 5.3
Sadipur 5.2
Ageyan 4.9
Dudhra 4.8
Mahammadpur 3.8
Barhoga Jaddu 3.4
Bhithi 3