Murkunda is a village situated in Gumla block of Gumla district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 520 families residing in the village Murkunda. The total population of Murkunda is 2,613 out of which 1,312 are males and 1,301 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Murkunda is 992.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Murkunda village is 505 which is 19% of the total population. There are 250 male children and 255 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Murkunda is 1,020 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (992) of Murkunda village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Murkunda is 60.7%. Thus Murkunda village has higher literacy rate compared to 54.6% of Gumla district. The male literacy rate is 71% and the female literacy rate is 50.29% in Murkunda village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Murkunda 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 Murkunda village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 24.4% of total population in Murkunda village.
In Murkunda village out of total population, 1,256 were engaged in work activities. 52.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,256 workers engaged in Main Work, 249 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 195 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Murkunda village in Gumla.