Kankeri Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Kankeri is a large village located in Dharamgarh Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 939 families residing. The Kankeri village has population of 3787 of which 1928 are males while 1859 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kankeri village population of children with age 0-6 is 486 which makes up 12.83 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kankeri village is 964 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Kankeri as per census is 921, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Kankeri village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Kankeri village was 42.74 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Kankeri Male literacy stands at 57.31 % while female literacy rate was 27.74 %.

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

Kankeri Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 939 - -
Population 3,787 1,928 1,859
Child (0-6) 486 253 233
Schedule Caste 1,302 678 624
Schedule Tribe 701 344 357
Literacy 42.74 % 57.31 % 27.74 %
Total Workers 1,951 1,234 717
Main Worker 1,187 - -
Marginal Worker 764 375 389

Caste Factor

Kankeri village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.38 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.51 % of total population in Kankeri village.

Work Profile

In Kankeri village out of total population, 1951 were engaged in work activities. 60.84 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.16 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1951 workers engaged in Main Work, 540 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 489 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149