Dharchula is a Nagar Panchayat city in district of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. The Dharchula city is divided into 7 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Dharchula Nagar Panchayat has population of 7,039 of which 3,797 are males while 3,242 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 890 which is 12.64 % of total population of Dharchula (NP). In Dharchula Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 854 against state average of 963. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Dharchula is around 824 compared to Uttarakhand state average of 890. Literacy rate of Dharchula city is 88.68 % higher than state average of 78.82 %. In Dharchula, Male literacy is around 95.10 % while female literacy rate is 81.20 %.
Dharchula Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 1,712 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Dharchula Caste Factor
Dharchula (NP) of Pithoragarh has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 27.28 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 20.32 % of total population in Dharchula (NP).
Dharchula Work Profile
Out of total population, 2,920 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 1,953 were males while 967 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 2920 working population, 66.78 % were engaged in Main Work while 33.22 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Dharchula 2018 Population
The next census for Dharchula Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2018 are estimates only.