Chikkapura is a village situated in Turuvekere taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 245 families residing in the village Chikkapura. The total population of Chikkapura is 1,005 out of which 487 are males and 518 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chikkapura is 1,064.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chikkapura village is 92 which is 9% of the total population. There are 41 male children and 51 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chikkapura is 1,244 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,064) of Chikkapura village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chikkapura is 77.1%. Thus Chikkapura village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 84.53% and the female literacy rate is 70.02% in Chikkapura village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chikkapura 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 Chikkapura village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Chikkapura village.
In Chikkapura village out of total population, 676 were engaged in work activities. 70.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 676 workers engaged in Main Work, 139 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 188 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Chikkapura village in Turuvekere.