Jhargram is a Municipality city in district of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. The Jhargram city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jhargram Municipality has population of 61,712 of which 30,876 are males while 30,836 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5382 which is 8.72 % of total population of Jhargram (M). In Jhargram Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 999 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jhargram is around 1010 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Jhargram city is 88.53 % higher than state average of 76.26 %. In Jhargram, Male literacy is around 92.59 % while female literacy rate is 84.46 %.
Jhargram Municipality has total administration over 14,235 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Jhargram Caste Factor
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 9.85 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 9.59 % of total population in Jhargram (M).
Jhargram Work Profile
Out of total population, 21,857 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 16,530 were males while 5,327 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 21857 working population, 85.60 % were engaged in Main Work while 14.40 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Jhargram 2020 Population
The next census for Jhargram Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.