Jalkar Population - Purnia, Bihar

Jalkar is a medium size village located in Kasba Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 242 families residing. The Jalkar village has population of 1191 of which 588 are males while 603 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jalkar village population of children with age 0-6 is 254 which makes up 21.33 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jalkar village is 1026 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Jalkar as per census is 1268, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Jalkar village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Jalkar village was 60.62 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Jalkar Male literacy stands at 68.49 % while female literacy rate was 52.49 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Jalkar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Jalkar village.

Jalkar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 242 - -
Population 1,191 588 603
Child (0-6) 254 112 142
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 60.62 % 68.49 % 52.49 %
Total Workers 314 272 42
Main Worker 71 - -
Marginal Worker 243 211 32

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Jalkar village of Purnia district.

Work Profile

In Jalkar village out of total population, 314 were engaged in work activities. 22.61 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 77.39 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 314 workers engaged in Main Work, 38 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149