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Kurum Population - Gumla, Jharkhand

Kurum is a medium size village located in Palkot Block of Gumla district, Jharkhand with total 123 families residing. The Kurum village has population of 621 of which 318 are males while 303 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kurum village population of children with age 0-6 is 118 which makes up 19.00 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kurum village is 953 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Kurum as per census is 934, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Kurum village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Kurum village was 57.26 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Kurum Male literacy stands at 72.76 % while female literacy rate was 41.06 %.

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

Kurum Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 123 - -
Population 621 318 303
Child (0-6) 118 61 57
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 278 135 143
Literacy 57.26 % 72.76 % 41.06 %
Total Workers 358 189 169
Main Worker 162 - -
Marginal Worker 196 45 151

Caste Factor

In Kurum village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 44.77 % of total population in Kurum village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kurum village of Gumla.

Work Profile

In Kurum village out of total population, 358 were engaged in work activities. 45.25 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.75 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 358 workers engaged in Main Work, 137 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9 were Agricultural labourer.