Melan Population - Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Melan is a medium size village located in Kumharsain Tehsil of Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh with total 239 families residing. The Melan village has population of 835 of which 410 are males while 425 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Melan village population of children with age 0-6 is 61 which makes up 7.31 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melan village is 1037 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Melan as per census is 1259, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Melan village has higher literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Melan village was 84.75 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Melan Male literacy stands at 94.52 % while female literacy rate was 75.19 %.

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

Melan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 239 - -
Population 835 410 425
Child (0-6) 61 27 34
Schedule Caste 380 188 192
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 84.75 % 94.52 % 75.19 %
Total Workers 468 253 215
Main Worker 237 - -
Marginal Worker 231 98 133

Caste Factor

In Melan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 45.51 % of total population in Melan village. The village Melan currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Melan village out of total population, 468 were engaged in work activities. 50.64 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.36 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 468 workers engaged in Main Work, 119 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 60 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