Goilkera is a Block positioned in Pashchimi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 18 blocks of Pashchimi Singhbhum district. As per the administration register, the block number of Goilkera is 239. The block has 111 villages and there are total 15072 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Goilkera's population is 74019. Out of this, 37167 are males whereas the females count 36852 here. This block has 14541 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 7184 are boys and 7357 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Goilkera block is 37%. 27920 out of total 74019 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 48% as 18203 males out of total 37167 are literate whereas female literacy ratio is 26% as 9717 out of total 36852 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Goilkera block is shockingly high -- 62%. Here 46099 out of total 74019 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 51% as 18964 males out of total 37167 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 73% and 27135 out of total 36852 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Goilkera block is 39545 still 34474 are non-working. And out of 39545 employed person 9599 individuals are entirely dependent on agriculture.