Kanke is a Block placed in Ranchi district in Jharkhand. Placed in urban area of Jharkhand, it is one of the 18 blocks of Ranchi district. According to the government register, the block number of Kanke is 190. The block has 105 villages and there are total 45390 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kanke's population is 244072. Out of this, 125932 are males whereas the females count 118140 here. This block has 36181 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 18511 are boys and 17670 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kanke block is 62%. 153317 out of total 244072 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 70% as 89226 males out of total 125932 are educated however female literacy ratio is 54% as 64091 out of total 118140 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Kanke block is 37%. Here 90755 out of total 244072 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 29% as 36706 males out of total 125932 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 45% and 54049 out of total 118140 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Kanke block is 84332 while 159740 are non-working. And out of 84332 occupied people 12741 persons are entirely reliant on agriculture.