Kalkere is a village situated in Turuvekere taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 325 families residing in the village Kalkere. The total population of Kalkere is 1,242 out of which 633 are males and 609 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 962.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalkere village is 121 which is 10% of the total population. There are 61 male children and 60 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalkere is 984 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (962) of Kalkere village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kalkere is 69.3%. Thus Kalkere village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 78.85% and the female literacy rate is 59.38% 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 16.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.9% of total population in Kalkere village.
In Kalkere village out of total population, 608 were engaged in work activities. 59.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 608 workers engaged in Main Work, 224 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 81 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kalkere village in Turuvekere.