Sarkanda is a village situated in Gobindpur block of Nawada district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 514 families residing in the village Sarkanda. The total population of Sarkanda is 3,275 out of which 1,599 are males and 1,676 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sarkanda is 1,048.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sarkanda village is 612 which is 19% of the total population. There are 300 male children and 312 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sarkanda is 1,040 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,048) of Sarkanda village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sarkanda is 49.5%. Thus Sarkanda village has higher literacy rate compared to 49.2% of Nawada district. The male literacy rate is 63.82% and the female literacy rate is 35.92% in Sarkanda village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sarkanda 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 Sarkanda village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sarkanda village.
In Sarkanda village out of total population, 1,435 were engaged in work activities. 57% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,435 workers engaged in Main Work, 277 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 351 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sarkanda village in Gobindpur.