Karkat is a village situated in Chanho block of Ranchi district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 754 families residing in the village Karkat. The total population of Karkat is 3,835 out of which 1,903 are males and 1,932 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Karkat is 1,015.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karkat village is 618 which is 16% of the total population. There are 291 male children and 327 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karkat is 1,124 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,015) of Karkat village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Karkat is 63.1%. Thus Karkat village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Ranchi district. The male literacy rate is 73.08% and the female literacy rate is 53.15% in Karkat village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Karkat 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 Karkat village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 58.4% of total population in Karkat village.
In Karkat village out of total population, 1,542 were engaged in work activities. 90.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,542 workers engaged in Main Work, 496 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 781 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Karkat village in Chanho.