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Pokharia Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Pokharia is a medium size village located in Kumardungi Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 130 families residing. The Pokharia village has population of 672 of which 331 are males while 341 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pokharia village population of children with age 0-6 is 124 which makes up 18.45 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pokharia village is 1030 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Pokharia as per census is 968, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Pokharia village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Pokharia village was 46.90 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Pokharia Male literacy stands at 54.10 % while female literacy rate was 40.00 %.

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

Pokharia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 130 - -
Population 672 331 341
Child (0-6) 124 63 61
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 338 157 181
Literacy 46.90 % 54.10 % 40.00 %
Total Workers 344 170 174
Main Worker 155 - -
Marginal Worker 189 65 124

Caste Factor

In Pokharia village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 50.30 % of total population in Pokharia village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Pokharia village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Pokharia village out of total population, 344 were engaged in work activities. 45.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 344 workers engaged in Main Work, 77 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14 were Agricultural labourer.