Peto is a village situated in Keredari block of Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 956 families residing in the village Peto. The total population of Peto is 5,054 out of which 2,610 are males and 2,444 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Peto is 936.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Peto village is 773 which is 15% of the total population. There are 391 male children and 382 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Peto is 977 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (936) of Peto village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Peto is 61.9%. Thus Peto village has higher literacy rate compared to 58.4% of Hazaribagh district. The male literacy rate is 71.29% and the female literacy rate is 51.79% in Peto village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Peto 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 Peto village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Peto village.
In Peto village out of total population, 2,607 were engaged in work activities. 8.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 91.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,607 workers engaged in Main Work, 31 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 41 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Peto village in Keredari.