Karma Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Mandu sub district's the most populous village, located in Mandu sub district of Ramgarh district in the state Jharkhand in India. Total geographical area of Karma village is 13 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 914 persons per km2.

The village has its own post office and the pin code of Karma village is 829117. The village comes under Karma panchayat. Mandu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Ramgarh which is 15 km away. 2.57 square kilometer (19%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6263 (51%) are male and 6035 (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karma village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2205 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,298 10,814 608 876 1,921
Male 6,263 5,514 316 433 990
Female 6,035 5,300 292 443 931

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 18.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.2% which is 3% higher than male population growth rate of 17.2%. General caste population has increased by 19.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.9% and child population has decreased by -5.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19 19 15 14 -5
Male 17 18 17 8 -2
Female 20 21 12 21 -9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 924 and in schedule tribe is 1023. There are 940 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karma

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 20 -39 110 -80
2011 964 961 924 1,023 940
2001 940 941 963 913 1,020

Literacy

Total 7300 people in the village are literate, among them 4244 are male and 3056 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karma is 70%. 80% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karma

Total Male Female
Change 12 8 17
2011 70 81 60
2001 59 73 43

Workers profile

Karma has 35% (4252) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 23% female population are working population. 18% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 28% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karma

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35 11 23 65
Male 46 18 28 54
Female 23 4 19 77