Jherda is a village situated in Deesa taluka of Banaskantha district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,630 families residing in the village Jherda. The total population of Jherda is 9,292 out of which 4,712 are males and 4,580 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jherda is 972.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jherda village is 1689 which is 18% of the total population. There are 900 male children and 789 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jherda is 877 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (972) of Jherda village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jherda is 57.1%. Thus Jherda village has higher literacy rate compared to 54.6% of Banaskantha district. The male literacy rate is 69.31% and the female literacy rate is 44.82% in Jherda village.
As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Jherda village is VASABHAI MANJIBHAI JADAV. As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jherda 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 Jherda village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.6% of total population in Jherda village.
In Jherda village out of total population, 3,861 were engaged in work activities. 81.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,861 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,546 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 672 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jherda village in Deesa.