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Jalam Population - Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Jalam is a medium size village located in Joshimath Tehsil of Chamoli district, Uttarakhand with total 81 families residing. The Jalam village has population of 224 of which 120 are males while 104 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jalam village population of children with age 0-6 is 17 which makes up 7.59 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jalam village is 867 which is lower than Uttarakhand state average of 963. Child Sex Ratio for the Jalam as per census is 417, lower than Uttarakhand average of 890.

Jalam village has lower literacy rate compared to Uttarakhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Jalam village was 77.78 % compared to 78.82 % of Uttarakhand. In Jalam Male literacy stands at 93.52 % while female literacy rate was 60.61 %.

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

Jalam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 81 - -
Population 224 120 104
Child (0-6) 17 12 5
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 223 119 104
Literacy 77.78 % 93.52 % 60.61 %
Total Workers 183 91 92
Main Worker 1 - -
Marginal Worker 182 91 91

Caste Factor

In Jalam village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.55 % of total population in Jalam village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Jalam village of Chamoli.

Work Profile

In Jalam village out of total population, 183 were engaged in work activities. 0.55 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 99.45 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 183 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.