Jurga Population - Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

Jurga is a medium size village located in Dunda Tehsil of Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand with total 280 families residing. The Jurga village has population of 1361 of which 678 are males while 683 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jurga village population of children with age 0-6 is 153 which makes up 11.24 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jurga village is 1007 which is higher than Uttarakhand state average of 963. Child Sex Ratio for the Jurga as per census is 843, lower than Uttarakhand average of 890.

Jurga village has lower literacy rate compared to Uttarakhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Jurga village was 72.60 % compared to 78.82 % of Uttarakhand. In Jurga Male literacy stands at 89.24 % while female literacy rate was 56.44 %.

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

Jurga Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 280 - -
Population 1,361 678 683
Child (0-6) 153 83 70
Schedule Caste 425 224 201
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 72.60 % 89.24 % 56.44 %
Total Workers 517 279 238
Main Worker 460 - -
Marginal Worker 57 41 16

Caste Factor

Jurga village of Uttarkashi has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.23 % of total population in Jurga village. The village Jurga currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Jurga village out of total population, 517 were engaged in work activities. 88.97 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.03 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 517 workers engaged in Main Work, 388 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 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