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Kosa Population - Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Kosa is a medium size village located in Joshimath Tehsil of Chamoli district, Uttarakhand with total 71 families residing. The Kosa village has population of 302 of which 153 are males while 149 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kosa village population of children with age 0-6 is 41 which makes up 13.58 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kosa village is 974 which is higher than Uttarakhand state average of 963. Child Sex Ratio for the Kosa as per census is 952, higher than Uttarakhand average of 890.

Kosa village has lower literacy rate compared to Uttarakhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Kosa village was 63.98 % compared to 78.82 % of Uttarakhand. In Kosa Male literacy stands at 78.03 % while female literacy rate was 49.61 %.

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

Kosa Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 71 - -
Population 302 153 149
Child (0-6) 41 21 20
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 202 103 99
Literacy 63.98 % 78.03 % 49.61 %
Total Workers 178 91 87
Main Worker 173 - -
Marginal Worker 5 4 1

Caste Factor

In Kosa village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 66.89 % of total population in Kosa village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kosa village of Chamoli.

Work Profile

In Kosa village out of total population, 178 were engaged in work activities. 97.19 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.81 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 178 workers engaged in Main Work, 81 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.