Josha Population - Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

Josha is a medium size village located in Munsiari Tehsil of Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand with total 205 families residing. The Josha village has population of 957 of which 499 are males while 458 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Josha village population of children with age 0-6 is 145 which makes up 15.15 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Josha village is 918 which is lower than Uttarakhand state average of 963. Child Sex Ratio for the Josha as per census is 667, lower than Uttarakhand average of 890.

Josha village has lower literacy rate compared to Uttarakhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Josha village was 71.92 % compared to 78.82 % of Uttarakhand. In Josha Male literacy stands at 86.17 % while female literacy rate was 57.25 %.

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

Josha Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 205 - -
Population 957 499 458
Child (0-6) 145 87 58
Schedule Caste 462 251 211
Schedule Tribe 139 68 71
Literacy 71.92 % 86.17 % 57.25 %
Total Workers 381 225 156
Main Worker 262 - -
Marginal Worker 119 63 56

Caste Factor

In Josha village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 48.28 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.52 % of total population in Josha village.

Work Profile

In Josha village out of total population, 381 were engaged in work activities. 68.77 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.23 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 381 workers engaged in Main Work, 184 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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