Jhargaon is a village situated in Gumla block of Gumla district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 204 families residing in the village Jhargaon. The total population of Jhargaon is 1,094 out of which 552 are males and 542 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jhargaon is 982.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhargaon village is 179 which is 16% of the total population. There are 85 male children and 94 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhargaon is 1,106 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (982) of Jhargaon village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jhargaon is 67.1%. Thus Jhargaon village has higher literacy rate compared to 54.6% of Gumla district. The male literacy rate is 75.8% and the female literacy rate is 58.04% in Jhargaon village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jhargaon 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 Jhargaon village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 74.2% of total population in Jhargaon village.
In Jhargaon village out of total population, 333 were engaged in work activities. 81.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 333 workers engaged in Main Work, 153 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 75 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jhargaon village in Gumla.