Kharka is a village situated in Gumla block of Gumla district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 419 families residing in the village Kharka. The total population of Kharka is 2,497 out of which 1,230 are males and 1,267 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kharka is 1,030.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kharka village is 491 which is 20% of the total population. There are 246 male children and 245 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kharka is 996 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,030) of Kharka village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kharka is 62.5%. Thus Kharka village has higher literacy rate compared to 54.6% of Gumla district. The male literacy rate is 71.85% and the female literacy rate is 53.52% in Kharka village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kharka 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 Kharka village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 69.2% of total population in Kharka village.
In Kharka village out of total population, 1,156 were engaged in work activities. 63.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,156 workers engaged in Main Work, 665 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kharka village in Gumla.