Derka is a village situated in Bhaderwah Block of Doda district in Jammu & Kashmir. Placed in rural area of Doda district of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 119 villages of Bhaderwah Block of Doda district. As per the government records, the village code of Derka is 4434. The village has 58 families.
According to Census 2011, Derka's population is 297. Out of this, 141 are males while the females count 156 here. This village has 47 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 27 are boys and 20 are girls.
Literacy rate in Derka village is 62%. 186 out of total 297 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 75% as 107 males out of total 141 are literate while female literacy rate is 50% as 79 out of total 156 females are literate in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Derka village is 37%. Here 111 out of total 297 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 24% as 34 males out of total 141 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 49% and 77 out of total 156 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied individual of Derka village is 155 whereas 142 are un-employed. And out of 155 working individual 32 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.