Kalkere is a village situated in Tiptur taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 232 families residing in the village Kalkere. The total population of Kalkere is 992 out of which 502 are males and 490 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 976.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalkere village is 112 which is 11% of the total population. There are 53 male children and 59 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 1,113 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Kalkere village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kalkere is 76.9%. Thus Kalkere village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 81.74% and the female literacy rate is 71.93% 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 0.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 24.7% of total population in Kalkere village.
In Kalkere village out of total population, 367 were engaged in work activities. 77.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 367 workers engaged in Main Work, 137 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kalkere village in Tiptur.