Jhanjra Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Jhanjra is a large village located in Faridpur Durgapur Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 476 families residing. The Jhanjra village has population of 2125 of which 1098 are males while 1027 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jhanjra village population of children with age 0-6 is 219 which makes up 10.31 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jhanjra village is 935 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Jhanjra as per census is 872, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Jhanjra village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Jhanjra village was 78.49 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Jhanjra Male literacy stands at 86.14 % while female literacy rate was 70.38 %.

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

Jhanjra Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 476 - -
Population 2,125 1,098 1,027
Child (0-6) 219 117 102
Schedule Caste 532 273 259
Schedule Tribe 179 88 91
Literacy 78.49 % 86.14 % 70.38 %
Total Workers 747 628 119
Main Worker 623 - -
Marginal Worker 124 54 70

Caste Factor

Jhanjra village of Barddhaman has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.04 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.42 % of total population in Jhanjra village.

Work Profile

In Jhanjra village out of total population, 747 were engaged in work activities. 83.40 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.60 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 747 workers engaged in Main Work, 139 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 175 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