Turkewadi is a village situated in Chandgad taluka of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 720 families residing in the village Turkewadi. The total population of Turkewadi is 3,683 out of which 1,808 are males and 1,875 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Turkewadi is 1,037.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Turkewadi village is 399 which is 11% of the total population. There are 188 male children and 211 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Turkewadi is 1,122 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,037) of Turkewadi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Turkewadi is 75.5%. Thus Turkewadi village has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Kolhapur district. The male literacy rate is 83.52% and the female literacy rate is 67.61% in Turkewadi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Turkewadi 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 Turkewadi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Turkewadi village.
In Turkewadi village out of total population, 1,579 were engaged in work activities. 95.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,579 workers engaged in Main Work, 800 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 72 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Turkewadi village in Chandgad.