Banku is a village situated in Sonahatu Block of Ranchi district in Jharkhand. Positioned in rural part of Ranchi district of Jharkhand, it is one of the 64 villages of Sonahatu Block of Ranchi district. As per the government records, the village number of Banku is 99373917. The village has 248 houses.
According to Census 2011, Banku's population is 1128. Out of this, 557 are males whereas the females count 571 here. This village has 204 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 104 are boys and 100 are girls.
Literacy rate in Banku village is 53%. 602 out of total 1128 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 65% as 367 males out of total 557 are educated while female literacy ratio is 41% as 235 out of total 571 females are literate in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Banku village is 46%. Here 526 out of total 1128 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 34% as 190 males out of total 557 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 58% and 336 out of total 571 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Banku village is 588 still 540 are un-employed. And out of 588 working person 137 persons are totally reliant on farming.