Akerhang is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 92 families residing. The Akerhang village has population of 451 of which 245 are males while 206 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Akerhang village population of children with age 0-6 is 93 which makes up 20.62 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Akerhang village is 841 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Akerhang as per census is 788, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Akerhang village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Akerhang village was 53.07 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Akerhang Male literacy stands at 64.25 % while female literacy rate was 40.00 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Akerhang village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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In Akerhang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 61.86 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.22 % of total population in Akerhang village.
In Akerhang village out of total population, 208 were engaged in work activities. 21.15 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 78.85 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 208 workers engaged in Main Work, 17 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.