Gopalpur Village, with population of 821 is Goriakothi sub district's the 9th least populous village, located in Goriakothi sub district of Siwan district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Gopalpur village is 0 km2 and it is the 10th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2053 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Siwan and distance from Gopalpur village to Siwan is 26 km. Pin code of Gopalpur village is 841439. The village comes under Lilaru Aurangabad panchayat. Goriakothi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Siwan which is 26 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 821 people, among them 390 (48%) are male and 431 (52%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gopalpur village is 19%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 116 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gopalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 821 700 121 0 155
Male 390 329 61 0 70
Female 431 371 60 0 85

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 662. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.4% which is -12.5% lower than male population growth rate of 30.9%. General caste population has increased by 23.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26% and child population has increased by 9.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gopalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24 24 26 0 10
Male 31 30 36 0 15
Female 18 19 18 0 6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1105 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1128, in schedule caste is 984. There are 1214 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 116 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 97 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gopalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -116 -109 -149 0 -97
2011 1,105 1,128 984 0 1,214
2001 1,221 1,237 1,133 0 1,311

Literacy

Total 504 people in the village are literate, among them 275 are male and 229 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gopalpur is 76%. 86% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 23%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 28%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gopalpur

Total Male Female
Change 23 15 29
2011 76 86 66
2001 53 71 38

Workers profile

Gopalpur has 48% (395) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 46% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 38% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 46% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gopalpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 6 42 52
Male 50 12 38 50
Female 46 0 46 54