Ashta is a village situated in Gulbarga taluka of Gulbarga district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 367 families residing in the village Ashta. The total population of Ashta is 2,061 out of which 1,083 are males and 978 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ashta is 903.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ashta village is 257 which is 12% of the total population. There are 146 male children and 111 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ashta is 760 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (903) of Ashta village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ashta is 57.2%. Thus Ashta village has higher literacy rate compared to 55.6% of Gulbarga district. The male literacy rate is 67.77% and the female literacy rate is 45.67% in Ashta village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ashta 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 Ashta village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Ashta village.
In Ashta village out of total population, 965 were engaged in work activities. 19.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 80.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 965 workers engaged in Main Work, 83 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 26 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ashta village in Gulbarga.