Jhanjharpur is a Block positioned in Madhubani district in Bihar. Placed in rural region of Bihar, it is one of the 21 blocks of Madhubani district. According to the administration register, the block code of Jhanjharpur is 85. The block has 67 villages and there are total 36807 homes in this Block.
Jhanjharpur's population is 174930. Out of this, 90255 are males whereas the females count 84675 here. This block has 29948 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 15312 are boys and 14636 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jhanjharpur block is 49%. 87212 out of total 174930 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 59% as 53299 males out of total 90255 are educated while female literacy rate is 40% as 33913 out of total 84675 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Jhanjharpur block is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 87718 out of total 174930 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 40% as 36956 males out of total 90255 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 59% and 50762 out of total 84675 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Jhanjharpur block is 63952 however 110978 are non-working. And out of 63952 working individual 9007 persons are totally dependent on farming.