Gourmal is a village situated in Brajarajnagar block of Jharsuguda district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 160 families residing in the village Gourmal. The total population of Gourmal is 675 out of which 346 are males and 329 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gourmal is 951.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gourmal village is 90 which is 13% of the total population. There are 45 male children and 45 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gourmal is 1,000 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (951) of Gourmal village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gourmal is 51.1%. Thus Gourmal village has lower literacy rate compared to 70% of Jharsuguda district. The male literacy rate is 58.8% and the female literacy rate is 42.96% in Gourmal village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Gourmal 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 Gourmal village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 69.6% of total population in Gourmal village.
In Gourmal village out of total population, 353 were engaged in work activities. 90.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 353 workers engaged in Main Work, 11 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Gourmal village in Brajarajnagar.