Balkur is a large village located in Kundapura Taluka of Udupi district, Karnataka with total 584 families residing. The Balkur village has population of 2998 of which 1416 are males while 1582 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Balkur village population of children with age 0-6 is 299 which makes up 9.97 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balkur village is 1117 which is higher than Karnataka state average of 973. Child Sex Ratio for the Balkur as per census is 967, higher than Karnataka average of 948.
Balkur village has higher literacy rate compared to Karnataka. In 2011, literacy rate of Balkur village was 78.96 % compared to 75.36 % of Karnataka. In Balkur Male literacy stands at 87.26 % while female literacy rate was 71.64 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Balkur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.04 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.23 % of total population in Balkur village.
In Balkur village out of total population, 1123 were engaged in work activities. 97.42 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.58 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1123 workers engaged in Main Work, 115 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 136 were Agricultural labourer.