Jakhau is a village situated in Abdasa taluka of Kachchh district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,033 families residing in the village Jakhau. The total population of Jakhau is 5,369 out of which 2,716 are males and 2,653 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jakhau is 977.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jakhau village is 920 which is 17% of the total population. There are 478 male children and 442 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jakhau is 925 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (977) of Jakhau village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jakhau is 56.2%. Thus Jakhau village has lower literacy rate compared to 59.9% of Kachchh district. The male literacy rate is 64.48% and the female literacy rate is 47.9% in Jakhau village.
As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Jakhau village is . As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jakhau village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jakhau village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Jakhau village.
In Jakhau village out of total population, 1,767 were engaged in work activities. 84.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,767 workers engaged in Main Work, 240 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 316 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jakhau village in Abdasa.