Kankalu is a village situated in Bhusan Steel Limited block of Dhenkanal district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 277 families residing in the village Kankalu. The total population of Kankalu is 1,210 out of which 622 are males and 588 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kankalu is 945.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kankalu village is 146 which is 12% of the total population. There are 82 male children and 64 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kankalu is 780 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (945) of Kankalu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kankalu is 86.9%. Thus Kankalu village has higher literacy rate compared to 69.6% of Dhenkanal district. The male literacy rate is 94.07% and the female literacy rate is 79.58% in Kankalu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kankalu 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 Kankalu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kankalu village.
In Kankalu village out of total population, 381 were engaged in work activities. 40.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 381 workers engaged in Main Work, 14 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kankalu village in Bhusan Steel Limited.