Jhikra Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Jhikra is a large village located in Bhagawangola - II Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 913 families residing. The Jhikra village has population of 3837 of which 1970 are males while 1867 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jhikra village population of children with age 0-6 is 606 which makes up 15.79 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jhikra village is 948 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Jhikra as per census is 894, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Jhikra village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Jhikra village was 49.43 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Jhikra Male literacy stands at 45.52 % while female literacy rate was 53.51 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Jhikra 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 Jhikra village.

Jhikra Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 913 - -
Population 3,837 1,970 1,867
Child (0-6) 606 320 286
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 49.43 % 45.52 % 53.51 %
Total Workers 1,224 1,125 99
Main Worker 673 - -
Marginal Worker 551 476 75

Caste Factor

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

Work Profile

In Jhikra village out of total population, 1224 were engaged in work activities. 54.98 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.02 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1224 workers engaged in Main Work, 52 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 573 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