Van Gam Population - Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir

Van Gam is a medium size village located in Shangus Tehsil of Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 185 families residing. The Van Gam village has population of 1378 of which 743 are males while 635 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Van Gam village population of children with age 0-6 is 345 which makes up 25.04 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Van Gam village is 855 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Van Gam as per census is 612, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Van Gam village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Van Gam village was 63.79 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Van Gam Male literacy stands at 73.72 % while female literacy rate was 53.37 %.

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

Van Gam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 185 - -
Population 1,378 743 635
Child (0-6) 345 214 131
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 63.79 % 73.72 % 53.37 %
Total Workers 707 363 344
Main Worker 237 - -
Marginal Worker 470 143 327

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Van Gam village of Anantnag district.

Work Profile

In Van Gam village out of total population, 707 were engaged in work activities. 33.52 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 66.48 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 707 workers engaged in Main Work, 92 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 22 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