Benkikere is a village situated in Turuvekere taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 133 families residing in the village Benkikere. The total population of Benkikere is 541 out of which 263 are males and 278 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Benkikere is 1,057.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Benkikere village is 56 which is 10% of the total population. There are 24 male children and 32 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Benkikere is 1,333 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,057) of Benkikere village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Benkikere is 80%. Thus Benkikere village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 86.61% and the female literacy rate is 73.58% in Benkikere village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Benkikere 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 Benkikere village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Benkikere village.
In Benkikere village out of total population, 317 were engaged in work activities. 92.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 317 workers engaged in Main Work, 151 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 112 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Benkikere village in Turuvekere.