Chalasu Population - Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir

Chalasu is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 49 families residing. The Chalasu village has population of 278 of which 139 are males while 139 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chalasu village population of children with age 0-6 is 36 which makes up 12.95 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chalasu village is 1000 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Chalasu as per census is 1250, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Chalasu village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Chalasu village was 52.48 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Chalasu Male literacy stands at 65.85 % while female literacy rate was 38.66 %.

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

Chalasu Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 49 - -
Population 278 139 139
Child (0-6) 36 16 20
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 22 13 9
Literacy 52.48 % 65.85 % 38.66 %
Total Workers 160 79 81
Main Worker 48 0 0
Marginal Worker 112 36 76

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 7.91 % of total population in Chalasu village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chalasu village of Kishtwar.

Work Profile

In Chalasu village out of total population, 160 were engaged in work activities. 30.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 70.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 160 workers engaged in Main Work, 30 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12 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