Jalkhana is a village situated in Tihu circle of Nalbari district in Assam. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,227 families residing in the village Jalkhana. The total population of Jalkhana is 5,313 out of which 2,696 are males and 2,617 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jalkhana is 971.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jalkhana village is 491 which is 9% of the total population. There are 254 male children and 237 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jalkhana is 933 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (971) of Jalkhana village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jalkhana is 89.9%. Thus Jalkhana village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.9% of Nalbari district. The male literacy rate is 95.99% and the female literacy rate is 83.57% in Jalkhana village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jalkhana 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 Jalkhana village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.3% of total population in Jalkhana village.
In Jalkhana village out of total population, 1,792 were engaged in work activities. 74.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,792 workers engaged in Main Work, 275 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 86 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jalkhana village in Tihu.