Peth Mekehama Population - Badgam, Jammu and Kashmir

Peth Mekehama is a large village located in Beerwah Tehsil of Badgam district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 621 families residing. The Peth Mekehama village has population of 4646 of which 2372 are males while 2274 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Peth Mekehama village population of children with age 0-6 is 995 which makes up 21.42 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Peth Mekehama village is 959 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Peth Mekehama as per census is 910, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Peth Mekehama village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Peth Mekehama village was 57.66 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Peth Mekehama Male literacy stands at 65.64 % while female literacy rate was 49.44 %.

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

Peth Mekehama Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 621 - -
Population 4,646 2,372 2,274
Child (0-6) 995 521 474
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 57.66 % 65.64 % 49.44 %
Total Workers 1,125 874 251
Main Worker 617 22,479 0
Marginal Worker 508 332 176

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Peth Mekehama village of Badgam district.

Work Profile

In Peth Mekehama village out of total population, 1125 were engaged in work activities. 54.84 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.16 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1125 workers engaged in Main Work, 99 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 114 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