Ochhad is a large village located in Mendhar Tehsil of Punch district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 579 families residing. The Ochhad village has population of 3585 of which 2019 are males while 1566 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Ochhad village population of children with age 0-6 is 558 which makes up 15.56 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ochhad village is 776 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Ochhad as per census is 951, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Ochhad village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Ochhad village was 71.46 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Ochhad Male literacy stands at 87.42 % while female literacy rate was 50.08 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Ochhad 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 Ochhad village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 22.57 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.12 % of total population in Ochhad village.
In Ochhad village out of total population, 1344 were engaged in work activities. 75.60 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.40 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1344 workers engaged in Main Work, 133 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 99 were Agricultural labourer.