Joka is a village situated in Bagnan - I block of Haora district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 859 families residing in the village Joka. The total population of Joka is 4,137 out of which 2,124 are males and 2,013 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Joka is 948.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Joka village is 518 which is 13% of the total population. There are 262 male children and 256 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Joka is 977 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (948) of Joka village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Joka is 84%. Thus Joka village has higher literacy rate compared to 74.3% of Haora district. The male literacy rate is 86.57% and the female literacy rate is 81.22% in Joka village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Joka 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 Joka village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Joka village.
In Joka village out of total population, 1,283 were engaged in work activities. 91.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,283 workers engaged in Main Work, 104 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 335 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Joka village in Bagnan - I.