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Kanka Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Kanka is a medium size village located in Majhgaon Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 330 families residing. The Kanka village has population of 1770 of which 851 are males while 919 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kanka village population of children with age 0-6 is 326 which makes up 18.42 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kanka village is 1080 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Kanka as per census is 1063, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Kanka village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Kanka village was 50.00 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Kanka Male literacy stands at 65.66 % while female literacy rate was 35.55 %.

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

Kanka Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 330 - -
Population 1,770 851 919
Child (0-6) 326 158 168
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,513 733 780
Literacy 50.00 % 65.66 % 35.55 %
Total Workers 1,011 477 534
Main Worker 510 - -
Marginal Worker 501 225 276

Caste Factor

In Kanka village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 85.48 % of total population in Kanka village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kanka village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Kanka village out of total population, 1011 were engaged in work activities. 50.45 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.55 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1011 workers engaged in Main Work, 305 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 180 were Agricultural labourer.