Tola Chain Census Town, with population of 6072 is Jhajha sub district's the most populous census town located in Jhajha sub district of Jamui district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Tola Chain census town is 5 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1222 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Tola Chain Ward No 01 and the population of Tola Chain Ward No 01 is 6072.

Nearest railway station is Jhajha which is 10 km far from here. Jhajha is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jamui which is 40 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the census town and is 200 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1071 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.


The census town is home to 6072 people, among them 3081 (51%) are male and 2991 (49%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 45% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tola Chain census town is 21%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1095 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tola Chain

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,072 3,344 2,728 0 1,250
Male 3,081 1,721 1,360 0 613
Female 2,991 1,623 1,368 0 637

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 964 in Muslims are 1011.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tola Chain

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,072 5,159 911 2 0 0 0 0 0
Male 3,081 2,627 453 1 0 0 0 0 0
Female 2,991 2,532 458 1 0 0 0 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 1006. There are 1039 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 2606 people in the census town are literate, among them 1648 are male and 958 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tola Chain is 54%. 67% of male and 41% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Tola Chain has 46% (2803) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 44% female population are working population. 26% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 23% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tola Chain

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.2% 23.1% 23.1% 53.8%
Male 48.7% 25.9% 22.8% 51.3%
Female 43.5% 20.2% 23.3% 56.5%