Kanku Population - Purbi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Kanku is a medium size village located in Patamda Block of Purbi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 129 families residing. The Kanku village has population of 680 of which 340 are males while 340 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kanku village population of children with age 0-6 is 97 which makes up 14.26 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kanku village is 1000 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Kanku as per census is 764, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Kanku village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Kanku village was 61.92 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Kanku Male literacy stands at 77.19 % while female literacy rate was 47.32 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kanku village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Kanku village.

Kanku Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 129 - -
Population 680 340 340
Child (0-6) 97 55 42
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 514 261 253
Literacy 61.92 % 77.19 % 47.32 %
Total Workers 421 217 204
Main Worker 205 - -
Marginal Worker 216 42 174

Caste Factor

In Kanku village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 75.59 % of total population in Kanku village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kanku village of Purbi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Kanku village out of total population, 421 were engaged in work activities. 48.69 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.31 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 421 workers engaged in Main Work, 76 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 105 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149