Dhankhar Population - Lahul and Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

Dhankhar is a medium size village located in Spiti Tehsil of Lahul and Spiti district, Himachal Pradesh with total 68 families residing. The Dhankhar village has population of 301 of which 152 are males while 149 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dhankhar village population of children with age 0-6 is 44 which makes up 14.62 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dhankhar village is 980 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Dhankhar as per census is 2143, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Dhankhar village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Dhankhar village was 77.43 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Dhankhar Male literacy stands at 84.78 % while female literacy rate was 68.91 %.

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

Dhankhar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 68 - -
Population 301 152 149
Child (0-6) 44 14 30
Schedule Caste 5 2 3
Schedule Tribe 288 142 146
Literacy 77.43 % 84.78 % 68.91 %
Total Workers 163 95 68
Main Worker 82 - -
Marginal Worker 81 32 49

Caste Factor

In Dhankhar village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 95.68 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.66 % of total population in Dhankhar village.

Work Profile

In Dhankhar village out of total population, 163 were engaged in work activities. 50.31 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.69 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 163 workers engaged in Main Work, 43 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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