Gahun Population - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab

Gahun is a medium size village located in Balachaur Tehsil of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district, Punjab with total 256 families residing. The Gahun village has population of 1228 of which 639 are males while 589 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahun village population of children with age 0-6 is 122 which makes up 9.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahun village is 922 which is higher than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahun as per census is 877, higher than Punjab average of 846.

Gahun village has higher literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahun village was 76.67 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Gahun Male literacy stands at 82.06 % while female literacy rate was 70.86 %.

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

Gahun Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 256 - -
Population 1,228 639 589
Child (0-6) 122 65 57
Schedule Caste 407 203 204
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 76.67 % 82.06 % 70.86 %
Total Workers 355 329 26
Main Worker 310 - -
Marginal Worker 45 35 10

Caste Factor

Gahun village of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.14 % of total population in Gahun village. The village Gahun currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gahun village out of total population, 355 were engaged in work activities. 87.32 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.68 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 355 workers engaged in Main Work, 140 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 82 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