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Pokharia Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Pokharia is a medium size village located in Majhgaon Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 216 families residing. The Pokharia village has population of 1125 of which 553 are males while 572 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pokharia village population of children with age 0-6 is 208 which makes up 18.49 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pokharia village is 1034 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Pokharia as per census is 1059, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Pokharia village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Pokharia village was 44.49 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Pokharia Male literacy stands at 54.20 % while female literacy rate was 35.05 %.

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 216 - -
Population 1,125 553 572
Child (0-6) 208 101 107
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 911 440 471
Literacy 44.49 % 54.20 % 35.05 %
Total Workers 623 309 314
Main Worker 33 - -
Marginal Worker 590 282 308

Caste Factor

In Pokharia village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 80.98 % 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, 623 were engaged in work activities. 5.30 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 94.70 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 623 workers engaged in Main Work, 11 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.