Gocharan Village, with population of 1147 is Baruipur sub district's the 31st least populous village, located in Baruipur sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Gocharan village is 1 km2 and it is the 15th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2164 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Baruipur and distance from Gocharan village to Baruipur is 15 km. Pin code of Gocharan village is 743391.

Demographics

The village is home to 1147 people, among them 585 (51%) are male and 562 (49%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 51% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gocharan village is 13%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 281 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gocharan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,147 567 580 0 150
Male 585 281 304 0 71
Female 562 286 276 0 79

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 5.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1088. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.2% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 5.6%. General caste population has decreased by -18.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.7% and child population has decreased by -8.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gocharan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5 -19 49 0 -9
Male 6 -20 51 0 -17
Female 5 -17 46 0 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1018, in schedule caste is 908. There are 1113 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 206 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gocharan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 41 -32 0 206
2011 961 1,018 908 0 1,113
2001 964 977 940 0 907

Literacy

Total 673 people in the village are literate, among them 383 are male and 290 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gocharan is 68%. 75% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gocharan

Total Male Female
Change 3 1 4
2011 68 75 60
2001 65 73 56

Workers profile

Gocharan has 29% (334) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 5% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gocharan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29 23 6 71
Male 52 41 11 48
Female 5 4 1 95