Gossaigaon is a Block situated in Kokrajhar district in Assam. Placed in urban part of Assam, it is one of the 11 blocks of Kokrajhar district. As per the government records, the block code of Gossaigaon is 2. The block has 113 villages and there are total 21348 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Gossaigaon's population is 106190. Out of this, 54305 are males whereas the females count 51885 here. This block has 17387 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8777 are boys and 8610 are girls.
Literacy rate in Gossaigaon block is 53%. 57247 out of total 106190 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 59% as 32226 males out of total 54305 are literate however female literacy rate is 48% as 25021 out of total 51885 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Gossaigaon block is 46%. Here 48943 out of total 106190 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 40% as 22079 males out of total 54305 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 51% and 26864 out of total 51885 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Gossaigaon block is 35958 yet 70232 are un-employed. And out of 35958 employed individual 13018 persons are totally dependent on agriculture.