Jhorhat Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Haora, West Bengal - Census 2011

Jhorhat is a Census Town city situated in Sankrail block of Haora district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,298 families residing in the Jhorhat city. The total population of Jhorhat is 16,940 out of which 8,655 are males and 8,285 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jhorhat is 957.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhorhat city is 1444 which is 9% of the total population. There are 756 male children and 688 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhorhat is 910 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jhorhat is 88.5%. Thus Jhorhat has higher literacy rate compared to 83.3% of Haora district. The male literacy rate is 92.62% and the female literacy rate is 84.2% in Jhorhat.

Population
16,940
Literacy
88.5%
Sex Ratio
957

Jhorhat Census Town has total administration over 4,298 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Jhorhat Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jhorhat Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 1,444 756 688
Literacy 88.5% 84.5% 77.2%
Scheduled Caste 4,029 2,067 1,962
Scheduled Tribe 115 53 62
Illiterate 3,227 1,339 1,888

Caste-wise Population - Jhorhat

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Jhorhat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,029 2,067 1,962
Schedule Tribe 115 53 62

Religion-wise Population - Jhorhat

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Jhorhat is 16,713 which is 98.66% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Jhorhat is 188 which is 1.11% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Jhorhat as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 16,713 (98.66%) 8,520 8,193
Muslim 188 (1.11%) 115 73
Christian 1 (0.01%) 1 0
Sikh 2 (0.01%) 0 2
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 36 (0.21%) 19 17

Literacy Rate - Jhorhat

The total literacy rate of Jhorhat was 88.49% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 13,713 literates, males were 7,316 while females were 6,397. Also the male literacy rate was 92.62% and the female literacy rate was 84.2% in Jhorhat.

  Jhorhat West Bengal
Female 84.2% 70.54%
Male 92.62% 81.69%
Total 88.49% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Jhorhat

The Sex Ratio of Jhorhat is 957. Thus per every 1000 men there were 957 females in Jhorhat. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 910 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Jhorhat.


Child Population - Jhorhat

According to Census 2011, there were 1,444 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jhorhat. Out of which 756 were male while 688 were female.


Working Population - Jhorhat

In Jhorhat Census Town out of total population, 6,335 were engaged in work activities. 88.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,335 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,618 4,704 914
Cultivators 5 5 0
Agriculture Labourer 8 6 2
Household Industries 199 142 57
Other Workers 5,406 4,551 855
Marginal Workers 717 402 315
Non Working 10,605 3,549 7,056

Jhorhat Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Jhorhat is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 16,940 81% 957

Map of Jhorhat, Haora, West Bengal


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