Chamba is a Municipal Council city in district of Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. The Chamba city is divided into 11 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Chamba Municipal Council has population of 19,933 of which 9,971 are males while 9,962 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1864 which is 9.35 % of total population of Chamba (M Cl). In Chamba Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 999 against state average of 972. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Chamba is around 944 compared to Himachal Pradesh state average of 909. Literacy rate of Chamba city is 91.76 % higher than state average of 82.80 %. In Chamba, Male literacy is around 94.85 % while female literacy rate is 88.68 %.
Chamba Municipal Council has total administration over 4,556 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Chamba Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.48 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.51 % of total population in Chamba (M Cl).
Chamba Work Profile
Out of total population, 6,830 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,056 were males while 1,774 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 6830 working population, 85.56 % were engaged in Main Work while 14.44 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Chamba 2020 Population
The next census for Chamba Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.