Shala Gam Population - Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir

Shala Gam is a large village located in Bijbehara Tehsil of Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 329 families residing. The Shala Gam village has population of 2247 of which 1136 are males while 1111 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shala Gam village population of children with age 0-6 is 364 which makes up 16.20 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shala Gam village is 978 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Shala Gam as per census is 820, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Shala Gam village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Shala Gam village was 56.08 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Shala Gam Male literacy stands at 71.05 % while female literacy rate was 41.29 %.

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

Shala Gam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 329 - -
Population 2,247 1,136 1,111
Child (0-6) 364 200 164
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 46 27 19
Literacy 56.08 % 71.05 % 41.29 %
Total Workers 1,139 585 554
Main Worker 399 - -
Marginal Worker 740 202 538

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 2.05 % of total population in Shala Gam village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Shala Gam village of Anantnag.

Work Profile

In Shala Gam village out of total population, 1139 were engaged in work activities. 35.03 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 64.97 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1139 workers engaged in Main Work, 337 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6 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