Gehlan is a medium size village located in Shahkot Tehsil of Jalandhar district, Punjab with total 170 families residing. The Gehlan village has population of 931 of which 494 are males while 437 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Gehlan village population of children with age 0-6 is 111 which makes up 11.92 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gehlan village is 885 which is lower than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Gehlan as per census is 1135, higher than Punjab average of 846.
Gehlan village has higher literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Gehlan village was 81.10 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Gehlan Male literacy stands at 84.39 % while female literacy rate was 77.25 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gehlan 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 Gehlan village.
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In Gehlan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 58.32 % of total population in Gehlan village.
The village Gehlan currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Gehlan village out of total population, 330 were engaged in work activities. 98.79 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.21 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 330 workers engaged in Main Work, 61 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 113 were Agricultural labourer.