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Sijang Population - Gumla, Jharkhand

Sijang is a medium size village located in Palkot Block of Gumla district, Jharkhand with total 259 families residing. The Sijang village has population of 1258 of which 614 are males while 644 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sijang village population of children with age 0-6 is 235 which makes up 18.68 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sijang village is 1049 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Sijang as per census is 1117, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Sijang village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Sijang village was 52.39 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Sijang Male literacy stands at 64.21 % while female literacy rate was 40.96 %.

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

Sijang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 259 - -
Population 1,258 614 644
Child (0-6) 235 111 124
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,179 580 599
Literacy 52.39 % 64.21 % 40.96 %
Total Workers 992 495 497
Main Worker 530 - -
Marginal Worker 462 193 269

Caste Factor

In Sijang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 93.72 % of total population in Sijang village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Sijang village of Gumla.

Work Profile

In Sijang village out of total population, 992 were engaged in work activities. 53.43 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.57 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 992 workers engaged in Main Work, 502 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9 were Agricultural labourer.