Nihang Population - Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Nihang is a medium size village located in Palampur Tehsil of Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh with total 63 families residing. The Nihang village has population of 286 of which 146 are males while 140 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nihang village population of children with age 0-6 is 23 which makes up 8.04 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nihang village is 959 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Nihang as per census is 1300, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Nihang village has higher literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Nihang village was 87.07 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Nihang Male literacy stands at 91.91 % while female literacy rate was 81.89 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Nihang village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Nihang village.

Nihang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 63 - -
Population 286 146 140
Child (0-6) 23 10 13
Schedule Caste 137 69 68
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 87.07 % 91.91 % 81.89 %
Total Workers 157 76 81
Main Worker 102 - -
Marginal Worker 55 6 49

Caste Factor

In Nihang village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.90 % of total population in Nihang village. The village Nihang currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Nihang village out of total population, 157 were engaged in work activities. 64.97 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.03 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 157 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149