Chhungan Population - Punch, Jammu and Kashmir

Chhungan is a large village located in Mendhar Tehsil of Punch district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 813 families residing. The Chhungan village has population of 4509 of which 2253 are males while 2256 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chhungan village population of children with age 0-6 is 973 which makes up 21.58 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chhungan village is 1001 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Chhungan as per census is 843, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Chhungan village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Chhungan village was 62.84 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Chhungan Male literacy stands at 78.43 % while female literacy rate was 47.98 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chhungan 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 Chhungan village.

Chhungan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 813 - -
Population 4,509 2,253 2,256
Child (0-6) 973 528 445
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 4,089 2,038 2,051
Literacy 62.84 % 78.43 % 47.98 %
Total Workers 1,588 850 738
Main Worker 897 - -
Marginal Worker 691 241 450

Caste Factor

In Chhungan village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 90.69 % of total population in Chhungan village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chhungan village of Punch.

Work Profile

In Chhungan village out of total population, 1588 were engaged in work activities. 56.49 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.51 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1588 workers engaged in Main Work, 530 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32 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