Jhitkia is a village situated in Ghailarh block of Madhepura district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,141 families residing in the village Jhitkia. The total population of Jhitkia is 6,306 out of which 3,273 are males and 3,033 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jhitkia is 927.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhitkia village is 1288 which is 20% of the total population. There are 664 male children and 624 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhitkia is 940 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (927) of Jhitkia village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jhitkia is 47.8%. Thus Jhitkia village has higher literacy rate compared to 41.7% of Madhepura district. The male literacy rate is 62.48% and the female literacy rate is 31.84% in Jhitkia village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jhitkia 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 Jhitkia village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Jhitkia village.
In Jhitkia village out of total population, 2,690 were engaged in work activities. 52.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,690 workers engaged in Main Work, 679 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 661 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jhitkia village in Ghailarh.