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Kherkhai Population - Khunti, Jharkhand

Kherkhai is a medium size village located in Torpa Block of Khunti district, Jharkhand with total 131 families residing. The Kherkhai village has population of 657 of which 338 are males while 319 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kherkhai village population of children with age 0-6 is 77 which makes up 11.72 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kherkhai village is 944 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Kherkhai as per census is 674, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Kherkhai village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Kherkhai village was 74.14 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Kherkhai Male literacy stands at 81.51 % while female literacy rate was 66.67 %.

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

Kherkhai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 131 - -
Population 657 338 319
Child (0-6) 77 46 31
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 277 143 134
Literacy 74.14 % 81.51 % 66.67 %
Total Workers 153 131 22
Main Worker 140 - -
Marginal Worker 13 8 5

Caste Factor

In Kherkhai village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 42.16 % of total population in Kherkhai village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kherkhai village of Khunti.

Work Profile

In Kherkhai village out of total population, 153 were engaged in work activities. 91.50 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.50 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 153 workers engaged in Main Work, 131 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 were Agricultural labourer.