Jalai is a large village located in Mahishi Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 1299 families residing. The Jalai village has population of 6722 of which 3479 are males while 3243 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Jalai village population of children with age 0-6 is 1575 which makes up 23.43 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jalai village is 932 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Jalai as per census is 957, higher than Bihar average of 935.
Jalai village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Jalai village was 43.17 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Jalai Male literacy stands at 51.35 % while female literacy rate was 34.33 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Jalai 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 Jalai village.
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In Jalai village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.66 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.07 % of total population in Jalai village.
In Jalai village out of total population, 2626 were engaged in work activities. 21.59 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 78.41 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 2626 workers engaged in Main Work, 184 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 333 were Agricultural labourer.