Melkunda is a village situated in Gulbarga taluka of Gulbarga district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 458 families residing in the village Melkunda. The total population of Melkunda is 2,603 out of which 1,329 are males and 1,274 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melkunda is 959.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melkunda village is 444 which is 17% of the total population. There are 222 male children and 222 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melkunda is 1,000 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (959) of Melkunda village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melkunda is 66.7%. Thus Melkunda village has higher literacy rate compared to 55.6% of Gulbarga district. The male literacy rate is 77.42% and the female literacy rate is 55.42% in Melkunda village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melkunda 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 Melkunda village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Melkunda village.
In Melkunda village out of total population, 1,266 were engaged in work activities. 77.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,266 workers engaged in Main Work, 331 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 116 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melkunda village in Gulbarga.