Kalkere is a village situated in Koratagere taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 286 families residing in the village Kalkere. The total population of Kalkere is 1,161 out of which 585 are males and 576 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 985.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalkere village is 115 which is 10% of the total population. There are 63 male children and 52 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 825 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (985) of Kalkere village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kalkere is 68.8%. Thus Kalkere village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 80.46% and the female literacy rate is 57.25% in Kalkere village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kalkere 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 Kalkere village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.2% of total population in Kalkere village.
In Kalkere village out of total population, 552 were engaged in work activities. 36.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 63.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 552 workers engaged in Main Work, 157 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kalkere village in Koratagere.