Jhara is a large village located in Mahishi Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 1117 families residing. The Jhara village has population of 5682 of which 3010 are males while 2672 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Jhara village population of children with age 0-6 is 1492 which makes up 26.26 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jhara village is 888 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Jhara as per census is 840, lower than Bihar average of 935.
Jhara village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Jhara village was 31.77 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Jhara Male literacy stands at 47.11 % while female literacy rate was 14.82 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Jhara 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 Jhara village.
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In Jhara village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.94 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.02 % of total population in Jhara village.
In Jhara village out of total population, 1659 were engaged in work activities. 53.71 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.29 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1659 workers engaged in Main Work, 248 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 562 were Agricultural labourer.