Arko is a village situated in Sisai block of Gumla district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 357 families residing in the village Arko. The total population of Arko is 1,990 out of which 1,001 are males and 989 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Arko is 988.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Arko village is 342 which is 17% of the total population. There are 179 male children and 163 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Arko is 911 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (988) of Arko village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Arko is 53.8%. Thus Arko village has lower literacy rate compared to 54.6% of Gumla district. The male literacy rate is 63.87% and the female literacy rate is 43.7% in Arko village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Arko village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Arko village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 70.8% of total population in Arko village.
In Arko village out of total population, 969 were engaged in work activities. 13% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 87% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 969 workers engaged in Main Work, 86 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Arko village in Sisai.