Gulam is a village placed in Patarghat Block of Saharsa district in Bihar. Placed in rural region of Saharsa district of Bihar, it is one of the 15 villages of Patarghat Block of Saharsa district. According to the administration records, the village code of Gulam is 226511. The village has 5380 houses.
According to Census 2011, Gulam's population is 24969. Out of this, 13110 are males while the females count 11859 here. This village has 4759 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 2477 are boys and 2282 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Gulam village is 45%. 11277 out of total 24969 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 53% as 7020 males out of total 13110 are literate however female literacy ratio is 35% as 4257 out of total 11859 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Gulam village is shockingly high -- 54%. Here 13692 out of total 24969 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 46% as 6090 males out of total 13110 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 64% and 7602 out of total 11859 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Gulam village is 8360 while 16609 are non-working. And out of 8360 working person 1617 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.