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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ghostawon village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Ghostawon village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Ghostawon village in Nawada.