Jokbahar is a village situated in Simdega block of Simdega district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 487 families residing in the village Jokbahar. The total population of Jokbahar is 2,293 out of which 1,157 are males and 1,136 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jokbahar is 982.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jokbahar village is 375 which is 16% of the total population. There are 188 male children and 187 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jokbahar is 995 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (982) of Jokbahar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jokbahar is 67.5%. Thus Jokbahar village has higher literacy rate compared to 57.3% of Simdega district. The male literacy rate is 76.57% and the female literacy rate is 58.27% in Jokbahar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jokbahar 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 Jokbahar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 64.7% of total population in Jokbahar village.
In Jokbahar village out of total population, 1,131 were engaged in work activities. 68.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,131 workers engaged in Main Work, 384 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 133 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jokbahar village in Simdega.