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State - West Bengal District - Paschim Medinipur Local Language - Bengali

About Jhargram Block

Jhargram is a Block placed in Paschim Medinipur district in West Bengal. Situated in rural part of West Bengal, it is one among the 29 blocks of Paschim Medinipur district. According to the administration records, the block number of Jhargram is 301. The block has 604 villages and there are total 37864 homes in this Block.

Population of Jhargram Block

As per Census 2011, Jhargram's population is 170097. Out of this, 85970 are males whereas the females count 84127 here. This block has 20331 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 10272 are boys and 10059 are girls.

Literacy rate of Jhargram Block

Literacy rate in Jhargram block is 63%. 108179 out of total 170097 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 70% as 60974 males out of total 85970 are educated while female literacy rate is 56% as 47205 out of total 84127 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Jhargram block is 36%. Here 61918 out of total 170097 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 24996 males out of total 85970 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 43% and 36922 out of total 84127 females are illiterate in this block.

Agricultural status of Jhargram Block

The count of occupied people of Jhargram block is 78368 yet 91729 are un-employed. And out of 78368 occupied person 10886 persons are entirely reliant on agriculture.

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List of Villages in Jhargram Block