Jhajha is a Nagar Panchayat city in district of Jamui, Bihar. The Jhajha city is divided into 22 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jhajha Nagar Panchayat has population of 40,646 of which 21,406 are males while 19,240 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5736 which is 14.11 % of total population of Jhajha (NP). In Jhajha Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 899 against state average of 918. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jhajha is around 954 compared to Bihar state average of 935. Literacy rate of Jhajha city is 79.13 % higher than state average of 61.80 %. In Jhajha, Male literacy is around 87.37 % while female literacy rate is 69.87 %.
Jhajha Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 7,223 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Jhajha Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.65 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.98 % of total population in Jhajha (NP).
Jhajha Work Profile
Out of total population, 13,785 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 9,971 were males while 3,814 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 13785 working population, 76.71 % were engaged in Main Work while 23.29 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Jhajha 2021 Population
The next census for Jhajha Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.