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Kharka Population - Gumla, Jharkhand

Kharka is a medium size village located in Verno Block of Gumla district, Jharkhand with total 131 families residing. The Kharka village has population of 750 of which 397 are males while 353 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kharka village population of children with age 0-6 is 97 which makes up 12.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kharka village is 889 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Kharka as per census is 702, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Kharka village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Kharka village was 56.51 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Kharka Male literacy stands at 72.65 % while female literacy rate was 38.98 %.

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

Kharka Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 131 - -
Population 750 397 353
Child (0-6) 97 57 40
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 518 270 248
Literacy 56.51 % 72.65 % 38.98 %
Total Workers 375 202 173
Main Worker 302 - -
Marginal Worker 73 42 31

Caste Factor

In Kharka village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 69.07 % of total population in Kharka village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kharka village of Gumla.

Work Profile

In Kharka village out of total population, 375 were engaged in work activities. 80.53 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.47 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 375 workers engaged in Main Work, 278 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.