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Banjhi Kushum Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Banjhi Kushum is a medium size village located in Chakradharpur Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 111 families residing. The Banjhi Kushum village has population of 544 of which 272 are males while 272 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Banjhi Kushum village population of children with age 0-6 is 100 which makes up 18.38 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Banjhi Kushum village is 1000 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Banjhi Kushum as per census is 1041, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Banjhi Kushum village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Banjhi Kushum village was 59.23 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Banjhi Kushum Male literacy stands at 75.34 % while female literacy rate was 42.99 %.

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

Banjhi Kushum Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 111 - -
Population 544 272 272
Child (0-6) 100 49 51
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 460 231 229
Literacy 59.23 % 75.34 % 42.99 %
Total Workers 311 155 156
Main Worker 94 - -
Marginal Worker 217 95 122

Caste Factor

In Banjhi Kushum village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 84.56 % of total population in Banjhi Kushum village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Banjhi Kushum village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Banjhi Kushum village out of total population, 311 were engaged in work activities. 30.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 69.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 311 workers engaged in Main Work, 47 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30 were Agricultural labourer.