Jahaj is a village situated in Khambhat taluka of Anand district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 665 families residing in the village Jahaj. The total population of Jahaj is 3,188 out of which 1,705 are males and 1,483 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jahaj is 870.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jahaj village is 333 which is 10% of the total population. There are 192 male children and 141 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jahaj is 734 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (870) of Jahaj village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jahaj is 84.5%. Thus Jahaj village has higher literacy rate compared to 74.1% of Anand district. The male literacy rate is 91.61% and the female literacy rate is 76.53% in Jahaj village.
As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Jahaj village is SOMABHAI C PADHIYAR. As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jahaj village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jahaj village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Jahaj village.
In Jahaj village out of total population, 1,483 were engaged in work activities. 92% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,483 workers engaged in Main Work, 412 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 562 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jahaj village in Khambhat.