Surja is a medium size village located in Phillaur Tehsil of Jalandhar district, Punjab with total 139 families residing. The Surja village has population of 690 of which 336 are males while 354 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Surja village population of children with age 0-6 is 62 which makes up 8.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Surja village is 1054 which is higher than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Surja as per census is 1214, higher than Punjab average of 846.
Surja village has lower literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Surja village was 75.16 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Surja Male literacy stands at 78.90 % while female literacy rate was 71.56 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Surja village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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In Surja village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 51.45 % of total population in Surja village.
The village Surja currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Surja village out of total population, 209 were engaged in work activities. 100.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 209 workers engaged in Main Work, 64 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 were Agricultural labourer.