Jharul Village, with population of 2545 is Bhatar sub district's the 35th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Jharul village is 2 km2 and it is the 32nd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1178 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Jharul village to Guskura is 18 km. Pin code of Jharul village is 713403.

Demographics

The village is home to 2545 people, among them 1310 (51%) are male and 1235 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jharul village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 580 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jharul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,545 2,163 162 220 303
Male 1,310 1,132 73 105 158
Female 1,235 1,031 89 115 145

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2241. Female population growth rate of the village is 16.2% which is 5% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 11.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.2% and child population has increased by 3.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jharul

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 11 32 27 3
Male 11 10 18 17 3
Female 16 12 46 39 3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 1219 and in schedule tribe is 1095. There are 918 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jharul

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 15 235 173 -4
2011 943 911 1,219 1,095 918
2001 902 896 984 922 922

Literacy

Total 1782 people in the village are literate, among them 987 are male and 795 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jharul is 79%. 86% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jharul

Total Male Female
Change 8 8 8
2011 80 86 73
2001 72 78 65

Workers profile

Jharul has 34% (869) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 4% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jharul

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 29 5 66
Male 63 55 7 37
Female 4 2 2 96