Gahana is a village situated in Khajni tehsil of Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 187 families residing in the village Gahana. The total population of Gahana is 1,437 out of which 726 are males and 711 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gahana is 979.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gahana village is 181 which is 13% of the total population. There are 88 male children and 93 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gahana is 1,057 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Gahana village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gahana is 71.3%. Thus Gahana village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.8% of Gorakhpur district. The male literacy rate is 84.48% and the female literacy rate is 57.61% in Gahana village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Gahana village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gahana village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Gahana village.
In Gahana village out of total population, 294 were engaged in work activities. 62.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 294 workers engaged in Main Work, 65 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 81 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Gahana village in Khajni.