Erki is a Block situated in Khunti district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural region of Jharkhand, it is one of the 6 blocks of Khunti district. According to the administration records, the block code of Erki is 211. The block has 128 villages and there are total 16511 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Erki's population is 80589. Out of this, 40473 are males while the females count 40116 here. This block has 13379 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 6888 are boys and 6491 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Erki block is 45%. 36433 out of total 80589 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 55% as 22640 males out of total 40473 are educated while female literacy ratio is 34% as 13793 out of total 40116 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Erki block is shockingly high -- 54%. Here 44156 out of total 80589 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 44% as 17833 males out of total 40473 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 65% and 26323 out of total 40116 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Erki block is 44987 whereas 35602 are un-employed. And out of 44987 employed people 20589 persons are fully reliant on agriculture.