Gaurgram Village, with population of 3016 is Maynaguri sub district's the 38th most populous village, located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Gaurgram village is 4 km2 and it is the 25th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 718 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Maynaguri and distance from Gaurgram village to Maynaguri is 17 km. Pin code of Gaurgram village is 735305.

Demographics

The village is home to 3016 people, among them 1568 (52%) are male and 1448 (48%) are female. 15% of the whole population are from general caste, 84% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gaurgram village is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 655 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gaurgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,016 466 2,543 7 418
Male 1,568 249 1,318 1 223
Female 1,448 217 1,225 6 195

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 21.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2479. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.9% which is -1.5% lower than male population growth rate of 22.4%. General caste population has increased by 29.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.1% and child population has increased by 14.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gaurgram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.7% 29.1% 20.1% 0% 14.8%
Male 22.4% 25.8% 21.7% 0% 26%
Female 20.9% 33.1% 18.4% 0% 4.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 871, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 6000. There are 874 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 182 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gaurgram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -12 48 -27 6000 -182
2011 923 871 929 6000 874
2001 935 823 956 0 1056

Literacy

Total 1798 people in the village are literate, among them 1037 are male and 761 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gaurgram is 69%. 77% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gaurgram

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 2.6% 13.3%
2011 69.2% 77.1% 60.7%
2001 61.6% 74.5% 47.4%

Workers profile

Gaurgram has 36% (1088) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 15% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gaurgram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.1% 30.2% 5.9% 63.9%
Male 55.5% 51.8% 3.7% 44.5%
Female 15.1% 6.8% 8.3% 84.9%