Golthamajal Village, with population of 6377 is Bantval sub district's the 10th most populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Golthamajal village is 6 km2 and it is the 24th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1072 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Golthamajal village to Bantval is 6 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Golthamajal village is 574222. The village comes under Golthamajal panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 29 km away. 0.34 square kilometer (6%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.
The village is home to 6377 people, among them 3256 (51%) are male and 3121 (49%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Golthamajal village is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1184 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 10.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5777. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.2% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 9.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by 0%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.1% and child population has increased by 8.1% in the village since last census.
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 958, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 933. There are 834 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 decreased by 89 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 4959 people in the village are literate, among them 2672 are male and 2287 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Golthamajal is 88%. 94% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.
Golthamajal has 47% (3024) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 34% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.