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Salking Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Salking is a medium size village located in Gudri Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 118 families residing. The Salking village has population of 559 of which 289 are males while 270 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Salking village population of children with age 0-6 is 107 which makes up 19.14 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Salking village is 934 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Salking as per census is 981, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Salking village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Salking village was 39.82 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Salking Male literacy stands at 47.66 % while female literacy rate was 31.34 %.

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

Salking Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 118 - -
Population 559 289 270
Child (0-6) 107 54 53
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 559 289 270
Literacy 39.82 % 47.66 % 31.34 %
Total Workers 405 212 193
Main Worker 315 - -
Marginal Worker 90 51 39

Caste Factor

In Salking village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Salking village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Salking village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Salking village out of total population, 405 were engaged in work activities. 77.78 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.22 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 405 workers engaged in Main Work, 311 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.