Chiknia is a medium size village located in Jama Block of Dumka district, Jharkhand with total 253 families residing. The Chiknia village has population of 1321 of which 685 are males while 636 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Chiknia village population of children with age 0-6 is 206 which makes up 15.59 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chiknia village is 928 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Chiknia as per census is 1060, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.
Chiknia village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Chiknia village was 80.81 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Chiknia Male literacy stands at 93.50 % while female literacy rate was 66.79 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chiknia 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 Chiknia village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 5.90 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 4.01 % of total population in Chiknia village.
In Chiknia village out of total population, 711 were engaged in work activities. 44.44 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.56 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 711 workers engaged in Main Work, 6 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 182 were Agricultural labourer.