Jhajia is a village situated in Badamba block of Cuttack district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 673 families residing in the village Jhajia. The total population of Jhajia is 2,972 out of which 1,556 are males and 1,416 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jhajia is 910.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhajia village is 357 which is 12% of the total population. There are 185 male children and 172 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhajia is 930 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (910) of Jhajia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jhajia is 80.6%. Thus Jhajia village has higher literacy rate compared to 76.6% of Cuttack district. The male literacy rate is 88.99% and the female literacy rate is 71.38% in Jhajia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jhajia 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 Jhajia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.4% of total population in Jhajia village.
In Jhajia village out of total population, 961 were engaged in work activities. 82.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 961 workers engaged in Main Work, 142 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 331 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jhajia village in Badamba.