Ghostawon Population, Caste, Working Data Nawada, Bihar - Census 2011

Ghostawon is a village situated in Nawada block of Nawada district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 519 families residing in the village Ghostawon. The total population of Ghostawon is 3,552 out of which 1,822 are males and 1,730 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ghostawon is 950.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ghostawon village is 622 which is 18% of the total population. There are 313 male children and 309 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ghostawon is 987 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Ghostawon village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ghostawon is 60.3%. Thus Ghostawon village has higher literacy rate compared to 49.2% of Nawada district. The male literacy rate is 69.12% and the female literacy rate is 50.88% in Ghostawon village.

Population
3,552
Families
519
Literacy
60.27%
Sex Ratio
950

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ghostawon village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Ghostawon Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ghostawon village.

Total Male Female
Children 622 313 309
Literacy 60.27% 69.12% 50.88%
Scheduled Caste 526 272 254
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 1,786 779 1,007

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Ghostawon village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Ghostawon village out of total population, 1,339 were engaged in work activities. 75.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,339 workers engaged in Main Work, 579 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 262 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,005 686 319
Cultivators 579 455 124
Agriculture Labourer 262 184 78
Household Industries 109 7 102
Other Workers 55 40 15
Marginal Workers 334 204 130
Non Working 2,213 932 1,281

Map of Ghostawon, Nawada, Bihar


Nearby Villages to Ghostawon, Nawada

Below are the list of villages near Ghostawon village in Nawada.

Village Population
Mangra 1,648
Khaprah 1,316
Harla 871
Paura 3,791
Sikandara 1,595
Bermi 3,437
Loharpura 3,365
Jharayan 1,454
Qadirganj 21,850
Daulatiya 482

Reference