Benakanakere is a village situated in Turuvekere taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 663 families residing in the village Benakanakere. The total population of Benakanakere is 2,681 out of which 1,311 are males and 1,370 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Benakanakere is 1,045.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Benakanakere village is 234 which is 9% of the total population. There are 123 male children and 111 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Benakanakere is 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,045) of Benakanakere village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Benakanakere is 78.5%. Thus Benakanakere village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 87.88% and the female literacy rate is 69.66% in Benakanakere village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Benakanakere 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 Benakanakere village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Benakanakere village.
In Benakanakere village out of total population, 1,329 were engaged in work activities. 84.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,329 workers engaged in Main Work, 866 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 165 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Benakanakere village in Turuvekere.