Halkurke is a village situated in Tiptur taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 721 families residing in the village Halkurke. The total population of Halkurke is 2,984 out of which 1,486 are males and 1,498 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Halkurke is 1,008.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Halkurke village is 282 which is 9% of the total population. There are 131 male children and 151 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Halkurke is 1,153 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,008) of Halkurke village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Halkurke is 78.9%. Thus Halkurke village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 85.9% and the female literacy rate is 71.86% in Halkurke village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Halkurke 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 Halkurke village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.6% of total population in Halkurke village.
In Halkurke village out of total population, 1,708 were engaged in work activities. 71.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,708 workers engaged in Main Work, 492 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 342 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Halkurke village in Tiptur.