Jama is a medium size village located in Jama Block of Dumka district, Jharkhand with total 178 families residing. The Jama village has population of 843 of which 413 are males while 430 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Jama village population of children with age 0-6 is 143 which makes up 16.96 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jama village is 1041 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Jama as per census is 1072, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.
Jama village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Jama village was 67.00 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Jama Male literacy stands at 80.52 % while female literacy rate was 53.93 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Jama 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 Jama village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 22.89 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 3.56 % of total population in Jama village.
In Jama village out of total population, 416 were engaged in work activities. 49.76 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.24 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 416 workers engaged in Main Work, 26 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13 were Agricultural labourer.