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Thekkaru Population - Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka

Thekkaru is a large village located in Beltangadi Taluka of Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka with total 508 families residing. The Thekkaru village has population of 3235 of which 1566 are males while 1669 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Thekkaru village population of children with age 0-6 is 497 which makes up 15.36 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Thekkaru village is 1066 which is higher than Karnataka state average of 973. Child Sex Ratio for the Thekkaru as per census is 941, lower than Karnataka average of 948.

Thekkaru village has higher literacy rate compared to Karnataka. In 2011, literacy rate of Thekkaru village was 84.19 % compared to 75.36 % of Karnataka. In Thekkaru Male literacy stands at 91.53 % while female literacy rate was 77.45 %.

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

Thekkaru Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 508 - -
Population 3,235 1,566 1,669
Child (0-6) 497 256 241
Schedule Caste 36 18 18
Schedule Tribe 55 28 27
Literacy 84.19 % 91.53 % 77.45 %
Total Workers 1,421 799 622
Main Worker 1,263 - -
Marginal Worker 158 32 126

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 1.70 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.11 % of total population in Thekkaru village.

Work Profile

In Thekkaru village out of total population, 1421 were engaged in work activities. 88.88 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.12 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1421 workers engaged in Main Work, 115 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 49 were Agricultural labourer.