Kanakur is a village situated in Turuvekere taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 140 families residing in the village Kanakur. The total population of Kanakur is 499 out of which 241 are males and 258 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kanakur is 1,071.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kanakur village is 47 which is 9% of the total population. There are 26 male children and 21 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kanakur is 808 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,071) of Kanakur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kanakur is 65.9%. Thus Kanakur village has lower literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 79.53% and the female literacy rate is 53.59% in Kanakur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kanakur 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 Kanakur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Kanakur village.
In Kanakur village out of total population, 311 were engaged in work activities. 94.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 311 workers engaged in Main Work, 249 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kanakur village in Turuvekere.