Jhajha Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jamui district, Bihar

Jhajha Block of Jamui district has total population of 267,504 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 139,069 are males while 128,435 are females. In 2011 there were total 46,764 families residing in Jhajha Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Jhajha Block is 924.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.5% people lives in Urban areas while 80.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.8% while that in the rural areas is 52.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jhajha Block is 910 while that of Rural areas is 927.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhajha Block is 49307 which is 18% of the total population. There are 25055 male children and 24252 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhajha Block is 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 924 ) of Jhajha Block.

The total literacy rate of Jhajha Block is 57.06%. The male literacy rate is 57.14% and the female literacy rate is 35.08% in Jhajha Block.

Population
267,504
Literacy
57.06%
Sex Ratio
924

To facilitate the administration, Jhajha Block is further divided into 3 towns and 195 villages.

Jhajha Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jhajha Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 49,307 25,055 24,252
Literacy 57.06% 57.14% 35.08%
Scheduled Caste 31,836 16,430 15,406
Scheduled Tribe 11,881 6,087 5,794
Illiterate 142,994 59,610 83,384

Caste-wise Population - Jhajha Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.4% of total population in Jhajha Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 31,836 16,430 15,406
Schedule Tribe 11,881 6,087 5,794

Religion-wise Population - Jhajha Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 215,209 (80.45%) 112,101 103,108
Muslim 49,987 (18.69%) 25,732 24,255
Christian 1,339 (0.5%) 709 630
Sikh 29 (0.01%) 16 13
Buddhist 10 (0%) 6 4
Jain 11 (0%) 6 5
Other Religion 14 (0.01%) 10 4
No Religion Specified 905 (0.34%) 489 416

Literacy Rate - Jhajha Block

Average literacy rate of Jhajha Block in 2011 were 57.06% in which, male and female literacy were 69.69% and 43.24% respectively. Total literate in Jhajha Block were 124,510 of which male and female were 79,459 and 45,051 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jhajha Block

The Sex Ratio of Jhajha Block is 924 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 924 females in Jhajha Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 924 ) of Jhajha Block.


Child Population - Jhajha Block

According to Census 2011, there were 49,307 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jhajha Block. Out of which 49,307 were male while 49,307 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jhajha Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 9,261 families under Jhajha Block living in urban areas while 9,261 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 19.5% of total population of Jhajha Block lives in Urban areas while 80.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,086 while that in rural region is 41,221.

Total Urban Rural
Population 267,504 52,118 215,386
Children (0 - 6 years) 49,307 8,086 41,221
Schedule Caste 31,836 9,484 22,352
Schedule Tribe 11,881 479 11,402
Literacy 57.06% 73.82% 52.83%
Sex Ratio 924 910 927

Working Population - Jhajha Block

In Jhajha Block out of total population, 115,898 were engaged in work activities. 63.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 115,898 workers engaged in Main Work, 13,862 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,180 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 73,739 47,355 26,384
Cultivators 13,862 12,011 1,851
Agriculture Labourer 16,180 12,847 3,333
Household Industries 18,732 5,791 12,941
Other Workers 24,965 16,706 8,259
Marginal Workers 42,159 21,064 21,095
Non Working 151,606 70,650 80,956

Jhajha Block Map


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