Kalkere is a village situated in Turuvekere taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 164 families residing in the village Kalkere. The total population of Kalkere is 644 out of which 305 are males and 339 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 1,111.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalkere village is 48 which is 7% of the total population. There are 23 male children and 25 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 1,087 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,111) of Kalkere village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kalkere is 81.4%. Thus Kalkere village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 91.49% and the female literacy rate is 72.29% 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 19.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kalkere village.
In Kalkere village out of total population, 395 were engaged in work activities. 55.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 395 workers engaged in Main Work, 105 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 39 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kalkere village in Turuvekere.