Jharayan is a village situated in Nawada block of Nawada district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 215 families residing in the village Jharayan. The total population of Jharayan is 1,454 out of which 743 are males and 711 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jharayan is 957.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jharayan village is 317 which is 22% of the total population. There are 169 male children and 148 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jharayan is 876 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957) of Jharayan village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jharayan is 50.6%. Thus Jharayan village has higher literacy rate compared to 49.2% of Nawada district. The male literacy rate is 59.93% and the female literacy rate is 41.03% in Jharayan village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jharayan 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 Jharayan village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Jharayan village.
In Jharayan village out of total population, 549 were engaged in work activities. 89.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 549 workers engaged in Main Work, 326 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 155 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jharayan village in Nawada.