Gongasagar is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 317 families residing in the village Gongasagar. The total population of Gongasagar is 1,285 out of which 657 are males and 628 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gongasagar is 956.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gongasagar village is 123 which is 10% of the total population. There are 58 male children and 65 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gongasagar is 1,121 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (956) of Gongasagar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gongasagar is 78.1%. Thus Gongasagar village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 83.31% and the female literacy rate is 72.47% in Gongasagar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Gongasagar 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 Gongasagar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 50.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16.4% of total population in Gongasagar village.
In Gongasagar village out of total population, 499 were engaged in work activities. 91.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 499 workers engaged in Main Work, 249 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 58 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Gongasagar village in Balurghat.