Bhurkoni is a village situated in Pithora tehsil of Mahasamund district in Chhattisgarh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 440 families residing in the village Bhurkoni. The total population of Bhurkoni is 1,879 out of which 934 are males and 945 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Bhurkoni is 1,012.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhurkoni village is 235 which is 13% of the total population. There are 119 male children and 116 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhurkoni is 975 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,012) of Bhurkoni village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Bhurkoni is 67%. Thus Bhurkoni village has higher literacy rate compared to 61.8% of Mahasamund district. The male literacy rate is 79.39% and the female literacy rate is 54.89% in Bhurkoni village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Bhurkoni 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 Bhurkoni village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 33.2% of total population in Bhurkoni village.
In Bhurkoni village out of total population, 882 were engaged in work activities. 50.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 882 workers engaged in Main Work, 192 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 131 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Bhurkoni village in Pithora.