Darkali Population - Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Darkali is a medium size village located in Rampur Tehsil of Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh with total 93 families residing. The Darkali village has population of 489 of which 266 are males while 223 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Darkali village population of children with age 0-6 is 54 which makes up 11.04 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Darkali village is 838 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Darkali as per census is 929, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Darkali village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Darkali village was 74.71 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Darkali Male literacy stands at 84.45 % while female literacy rate was 62.94 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Darkali village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Darkali Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 93 - -
Population 489 266 223
Child (0-6) 54 28 26
Schedule Caste 71 37 34
Schedule Tribe 21 12 9
Literacy 74.71 % 84.45 % 62.94 %
Total Workers 260 158 102
Main Worker 192 19,034 0
Marginal Worker 68 15 53

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.52 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.29 % of total population in Darkali village.

Work Profile

In Darkali village out of total population, 260 were engaged in work activities. 73.85 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.15 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 260 workers engaged in Main Work, 108 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