Gholada Village, with population of 1469 is Bhatar sub district's the 41st least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Gholada village is 1 km2 and it is the 24th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1035 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Gholada village to Guskura is 12 km. Pin code of Gholada village is 713127.

Demographics

The village is home to 1469 people, among them 750 (51%) are male and 719 (49%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gholada village is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 387 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gholada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,469 1,391 1 77 159
Male 750 709 0 41 80
Female 719 682 1 36 79

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1419. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.1% which is -4.8% lower than male population growth rate of 5.9%. General caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -80%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -17.2% and child population has increased by 6.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gholada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4 5 -80 -17 7
Male 6 8 -100 -15 7
Female 1 3 -50 -20 7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, and in schedule tribe is 878. There are 988 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gholada

Total General SC ST Child
Change -45 -49 -667 -60 1
2011 959 962 0 878 988
2001 1,004 1,011 667 938 987

Literacy

Total 989 people in the village are literate, among them 532 are male and 457 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gholada is 75%. 79% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gholada

Total Male Female
Change 2 -1 4
2011 76 79 71
2001 74 80 68

Workers profile

Gholada has 36% (529) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 5% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 42% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gholada

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 14 22 64
Male 66 24 42 34
Female 5 4 1 95