Jhalkusum is a village situated in Komna block of Nuapada district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 124 families residing in the village Jhalkusum. The total population of Jhalkusum is 502 out of which 248 are males and 254 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jhalkusum is 1,024.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhalkusum village is 92 which is 18% of the total population. There are 45 male children and 47 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhalkusum is 1,044 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,024) of Jhalkusum village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jhalkusum is 50.7%. Thus Jhalkusum village has higher literacy rate compared to 49% of Nuapada district. The male literacy rate is 67.98% and the female literacy rate is 33.82% in Jhalkusum village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jhalkusum 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 Jhalkusum village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 51.8% of total population in Jhalkusum village.
In Jhalkusum village out of total population, 212 were engaged in work activities. 63.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 212 workers engaged in Main Work, 107 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jhalkusum village in Komna.