Jhikra is a large village located in Beldanga - II Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 1886 families residing. The Jhikra village has population of 8075 of which 4165 are males while 3910 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Jhikra village population of children with age 0-6 is 1056 which makes up 13.08 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jhikra village is 939 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Jhikra as per census is 996, higher than West Bengal average of 956.
Jhikra village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Jhikra village was 63.98 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Jhikra Male literacy stands at 65.02 % while female literacy rate was 62.87 %.
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.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.97 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.01 % of total population in Jhikra village.
In Jhikra village out of total population, 2728 were engaged in work activities. 80.46 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.54 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 2728 workers engaged in Main Work, 1022 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 950 were Agricultural labourer.