Barketunga is a village situated in Kolebira block of Simdega district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 99 families residing in the village Barketunga. The total population of Barketunga is 496 out of which 244 are males and 252 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Barketunga is 1,033.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barketunga village is 83 which is 17% of the total population. There are 42 male children and 41 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barketunga is 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,033) of Barketunga village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Barketunga is 61%. Thus Barketunga village has higher literacy rate compared to 57.3% of Simdega district. The male literacy rate is 74.75% and the female literacy rate is 47.87% in Barketunga village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Barketunga 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 Barketunga village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 47.4% of total population in Barketunga village.
In Barketunga village out of total population, 315 were engaged in work activities. 14.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 85.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 315 workers engaged in Main Work, 30 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Barketunga village in Kolebira.