Murkia is a village located in Balisankara Block of Sundargarh district in Odisha. Placed in rural area of Sundargarh district of Odisha, it is one among the 101 villages of Balisankara Block of Sundargarh district. As per the administration records, the village number of Murkia is 383986. The village has 181 houses.
According to Census 2011, Murkia's population is 732. Out of this, 378 are males while the females count 354 here. This village has 81 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 52 are boys and 29 are girls.
Literacy rate in Murkia village is 54%. 401 out of total 732 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 63% as 240 males out of total 378 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 45% as 161 out of total 354 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Murkia village is 45%. Here 331 out of total 732 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 36% as 138 males out of total 378 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 54% and 193 out of total 354 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied person of Murkia village is 226 still 506 are non-working. And out of 226 employed person 143 peoples are totally reliant on agriculture.