Shekhal Population - Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shekhal is a medium size village located in Rohru Tehsil of Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh with total 98 families residing. The Shekhal village has population of 440 of which 226 are males while 214 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shekhal village population of children with age 0-6 is 38 which makes up 8.64 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shekhal village is 947 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Shekhal as per census is 583, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Shekhal village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Shekhal village was 77.36 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Shekhal Male literacy stands at 88.12 % while female literacy rate was 66.50 %.

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

Shekhal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 98 - -
Population 440 226 214
Child (0-6) 38 24 14
Schedule Caste 177 88 89
Schedule Tribe 6 5 1
Literacy 77.36 % 88.12 % 66.50 %
Total Workers 232 132 100
Main Worker 171 - -
Marginal Worker 61 20 41

Caste Factor

In Shekhal village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.23 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.36 % of total population in Shekhal village.

Work Profile

In Shekhal village out of total population, 232 were engaged in work activities. 73.71 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.29 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 232 workers engaged in Main Work, 92 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23 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