Jhikarhati Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Jhikarhati is a large village located in Burwan Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 1933 families residing. The Jhikarhati village has population of 8163 of which 4224 are males while 3939 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jhikarhati village population of children with age 0-6 is 1200 which makes up 14.70 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jhikarhati village is 933 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Jhikarhati as per census is 852, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Jhikarhati village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Jhikarhati village was 69.84 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Jhikarhati Male literacy stands at 75.31 % while female literacy rate was 64.07 %.

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

Jhikarhati Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,933 - -
Population 8,163 4,224 3,939
Child (0-6) 1,200 648 552
Schedule Caste 1,247 648 599
Schedule Tribe 100 47 53
Literacy 69.84 % 75.31 % 64.07 %
Total Workers 2,579 2,429 150
Main Worker 2,097 - -
Marginal Worker 482 411 71

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.28 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.23 % of total population in Jhikarhati village.

Work Profile

In Jhikarhati village out of total population, 2579 were engaged in work activities. 81.31 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.69 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2579 workers engaged in Main Work, 711 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1064 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