Jakholi* Tahsil, with population of about 63 thousand is Rudraprayag district's the least populous sub district, located in Rudraprayag district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 137 villages in the sub district, among them Budna is the most populous village with population of 1907 and Gair Sera is the least populous village with population of 3. Kumari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 2 km2 and Uroli is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 63 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (46%) are male and about 34 thousand (54%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jakholi* tahsil is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Jakholi* tahsil live in the Jakholi* Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jakholi*

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 63,402 50,565 12,821 16 9,217
Male 28,999 22,652 6,339 8 4,802
Female 34,403 27,913 6,482 8 4,415

Most populated Villages in Jakholi*

Villages
Name Population
Budna 1907
Tyunkhar 1656
Pauthi 1486
Jakholi 1435
Subhani Sumari 1403
Syur 1387
Talla 1228
Khaliyan 1153
Kumari 1092
Ghegar 1084

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1188.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jakholi*

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 63,402 63,200 97 21 13 2 1 0 68
Male 28,999 28,888 58 9 6 2 1 0 35
Female 34,403 34,312 39 12 7 0 0 0 33

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -56.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -56.1% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of -57.9%. General caste population has decreased by -58.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -50.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -83.3% and child population has decreased by -60.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jakholi*

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -56.9% -58.3% -50.2% -83.3% -60.1%
Male -57.9% -59.6% -50.3% -83.3% -59.5%
Female -56.1% -57.3% -50.2% -83.3% -60.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1186 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1232, in schedule caste is 1023 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 919 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 46 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jakholi*

Total General SC ST Child
Change 46 65 4 0 -32
2011 1186 1232 1023 1000 919
2001 1140 1167 1019 1000 951

Villages with highest sex ratio in Jakholi*

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Barshot 2417
Gair Sera 2000
Syal Dhuri 2000
Khal 1889
Kot 1885
Uroli 1870
Uroli 1724
Kimana 1701
Dhariyana 1576
Dobh 1565

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jakholi* is 77%. 91% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jakholi*

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 2.6% 7.3%
2011 77.3% 91.5% 65.8%
2001 72.5% 88.9% 58.5%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Jakholi*

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Dangwal Gaon 95
Dharkot 91
Subhani Sumari 91
Dewal 90
Munyadhar 90
Lamwar 89
Jakholi 89
Arkhund 89
Nandawan Gaon 88
Ghanat Gaon 87

Workers profile

Jakholi* has 48% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 51% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 37% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jakholi*

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.2% 35.2% 13% 51.8%
Male 44.6% 32.6% 12% 55.4%
Female 51.2% 37.3% 13.9% 48.8%

Biggest Villages in Jakholi*

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kumari 2.2
Syur 2.2
Budna 2.1
Khaliyan 2
Jakholi 2
Arkhund 1.9
Pauthi 1.8
Kirora Malla 1.8
Tyunkhar 1.7
Kurchholi 1.6