Sonakhun Population - Purbi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Sonakhun is a medium size village located in Dhalbhumgarh Block of Purbi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 73 families residing. The Sonakhun village has population of 252 of which 138 are males while 114 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sonakhun village population of children with age 0-6 is 18 which makes up 7.14 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sonakhun village is 826 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Sonakhun as per census is 1571, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Sonakhun village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Sonakhun village was 73.93 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Sonakhun Male literacy stands at 86.26 % while female literacy rate was 58.25 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Sonakhun 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 Sonakhun village.

Sonakhun Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 73 - -
Population 252 138 114
Child (0-6) 18 7 11
Schedule Caste 14 8 6
Schedule Tribe 76 41 35
Literacy 73.93 % 86.26 % 58.25 %
Total Workers 147 96 51
Main Worker 88 - -
Marginal Worker 59 23 36

Caste Factor

Sonakhun village of Purbi Singhbhum has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 30.16 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 5.56 % of total population in Sonakhun village.

Work Profile

In Sonakhun village out of total population, 147 were engaged in work activities. 59.86 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.14 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 147 workers engaged in Main Work, 7 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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