Murkum Population - Saraikela Kharsawan, Jharkhand

Murkum is a medium size village located in Adityapur(Gamharia) Block of Saraikela Kharsawan district, Jharkhand with total 209 families residing. The Murkum village has population of 1119 of which 583 are males while 536 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Murkum village population of children with age 0-6 is 143 which makes up 12.78 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Murkum village is 919 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Murkum as per census is 959, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Murkum village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Murkum village was 66.50 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Murkum Male literacy stands at 77.45 % while female literacy rate was 54.51 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Murkum village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Murkum village.

Murkum Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 209 - -
Population 1,119 583 536
Child (0-6) 143 73 70
Schedule Caste 29 16 13
Schedule Tribe 765 378 387
Literacy 66.50 % 77.45 % 54.51 %
Total Workers 368 270 98
Main Worker 307 - -
Marginal Worker 61 32 29

Caste Factor

In Murkum village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 68.36 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 2.59 % of total population in Murkum village.

Work Profile

In Murkum village out of total population, 368 were engaged in work activities. 83.42 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.58 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 368 workers engaged in Main Work, 24 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149