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Karkel Population - Khunti, Jharkhand

Karkel is a medium size village located in Rania Block of Khunti district, Jharkhand with total 145 families residing. The Karkel village has population of 789 of which 399 are males while 390 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Karkel village population of children with age 0-6 is 141 which makes up 17.87 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Karkel village is 977 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Karkel as per census is 1274, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Karkel village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Karkel village was 52.62 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Karkel Male literacy stands at 60.53 % while female literacy rate was 44.05 %.

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

Karkel Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 145 - -
Population 789 399 390
Child (0-6) 141 62 79
Schedule Caste 10 7 3
Schedule Tribe 514 258 256
Literacy 52.62 % 60.53 % 44.05 %
Total Workers 509 264 245
Main Worker 500 - -
Marginal Worker 9 4 5

Caste Factor

In Karkel village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 65.15 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.27 % of total population in Karkel village.

Work Profile

In Karkel village out of total population, 509 were engaged in work activities. 98.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 509 workers engaged in Main Work, 486 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.