Chekam is a medium size village located in Ghatshila Block of Purbi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 59 families residing. The Chekam village has population of 237 of which 123 are males while 114 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Chekam village population of children with age 0-6 is 38 which makes up 16.03 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chekam village is 927 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Chekam as per census is 652, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.
Chekam village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Chekam village was 55.78 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Chekam Male literacy stands at 68.00 % while female literacy rate was 43.43 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chekam 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 Chekam village.
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In Chekam village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 72.57 % of total population in Chekam village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chekam village of Purbi Singhbhum.
In Chekam village out of total population, 146 were engaged in work activities. 47.95 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 52.05 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 146 workers engaged in Main Work, 46 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20 were Agricultural labourer.