Lanka is a village situated in Manika block of Latehar district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 284 families residing in the village Lanka. The total population of Lanka is 1,503 out of which 757 are males and 746 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Lanka is 985.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lanka village is 330 which is 22% of the total population. There are 166 male children and 164 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lanka is 988 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (985) of Lanka village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Lanka is 55.8%. Thus Lanka village has higher literacy rate compared to 48.2% of Latehar district. The male literacy rate is 63.28% and the female literacy rate is 48.28% in Lanka village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Lanka 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 Lanka village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 79.9% of total population in Lanka village.
In Lanka village out of total population, 661 were engaged in work activities. 4.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 95.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 661 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Lanka village in Manika.