Jama Population - Dumka, Jharkhand

Jama is a medium size village located in Jama Block of Dumka district, Jharkhand with total 68 families residing. The Jama village has population of 316 of which 149 are males while 167 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jama village population of children with age 0-6 is 65 which makes up 20.57 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jama village is 1121 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Jama as per census is 1241, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Jama village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Jama village was 30.68 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Jama Male literacy stands at 42.50 % while female literacy rate was 19.85 %.

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.

Jama Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 68 - -
Population 316 149 167
Child (0-6) 65 29 36
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 306 144 162
Literacy 30.68 % 42.50 % 19.85 %
Total Workers 192 92 100
Main Worker 3 - -
Marginal Worker 189 89 100

Caste Factor

In Jama village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 96.84 % of total population in Jama village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Jama village of Dumka.

Work Profile

In Jama village out of total population, 192 were engaged in work activities. 1.56 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 98.44 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 192 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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