Jerthan is a large village located in Egra - I Block of Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 1347 families residing. The Jerthan village has population of 6568 of which 3374 are males while 3194 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Jerthan village population of children with age 0-6 is 817 which makes up 12.44 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jerthan village is 947 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Jerthan as per census is 1007, higher than West Bengal average of 956.
Jerthan village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Jerthan village was 78.13 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Jerthan Male literacy stands at 86.79 % while female literacy rate was 68.89 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Jerthan 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 Jerthan village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.96 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.35 % of total population in Jerthan village.
In Jerthan village out of total population, 2903 were engaged in work activities. 54.46 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.54 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 2903 workers engaged in Main Work, 715 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 407 were Agricultural labourer.