Jhikardanga Village, with population of 592 is Bhatar sub district's the 7th least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Jhikardanga village is 1 km2 and it is the 12th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 553 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Jhikardanga village to Burdwan is 14 km. Pin code of Jhikardanga village is 713102.

Demographics

The village is home to 592 people, among them 319 (54%) are male and 273 (46%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jhikardanga village is 9%, among them 60% are boys and 40% are girls. There are 120 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jhikardanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 592 419 173 0 55
Male 319 227 92 0 33
Female 273 192 81 0 22

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 3.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 570. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.2% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 3.6%. General caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.7% and child population has decreased by -15.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jhikardanga

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4 6 -2 0 -15
Male 4 3 5 0 -11
Female 4 10 -8 0 -21

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 856 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 846, in schedule caste is 880. There are 667 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jhikardanga

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 55 -120 0 -90
2011 856 846 880 0 667
2001 851 791 1,000 0 757

Literacy

Total 431 people in the village are literate, among them 251 are male and 180 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jhikardanga is 80%. 88% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jhikardanga

Total Male Female
Change -0 -4 4
2011 80 88 72
2001 81 92 68

Workers profile

Jhikardanga has 39% (230) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 11% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jhikardanga

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 25 14 61
Male 62 42 20 38
Female 11 4 7 89