Gahan is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 199 families residing. The Gahan village has population of 995 of which 518 are males while 477 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Gahan village population of children with age 0-6 is 165 which makes up 16.58 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahan village is 921 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahan as per census is 875, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Gahan village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahan village was 51.93 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Gahan Male literacy stands at 65.58 % while female literacy rate was 37.25 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gahan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 22.11 % of total population in Gahan village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Gahan village of Kishtwar.
In Gahan village out of total population, 244 were engaged in work activities. 98.77 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.23 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 244 workers engaged in Main Work, 158 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.