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Hijiya Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Hijiya is a medium size village located in Chakradharpur Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 203 families residing. The Hijiya village has population of 978 of which 487 are males while 491 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Hijiya village population of children with age 0-6 is 177 which makes up 18.10 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Hijiya village is 1008 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Hijiya as per census is 924, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Hijiya village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Hijiya village was 35.46 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Hijiya Male literacy stands at 48.35 % while female literacy rate was 22.91 %.

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

Hijiya Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 203 - -
Population 978 487 491
Child (0-6) 177 92 85
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 715 367 348
Literacy 35.46 % 48.35 % 22.91 %
Total Workers 556 265 291
Main Worker 106 - -
Marginal Worker 450 187 263

Caste Factor

In Hijiya village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 73.11 % of total population in Hijiya village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Hijiya village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Hijiya village out of total population, 556 were engaged in work activities. 19.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 80.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 556 workers engaged in Main Work, 55 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 47 were Agricultural labourer.