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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jhorhat Census Town.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||36||(0.21%)||19||17|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|1||Ward No - 1||16,940||81%||957|