Chhau Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Chhau is a small village located in Pangi Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 35 families residing. The Chhau village has population of 155 of which 82 are males while 73 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chhau village population of children with age 0-6 is 30 which makes up 19.35 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chhau village is 890 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Chhau as per census is 1500, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Chhau village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Chhau village was 65.60 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Chhau Male literacy stands at 77.14 % while female literacy rate was 50.91 %.

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

Chhau Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 35 - -
Population 155 82 73
Child (0-6) 30 12 18
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 141 74 67
Literacy 65.60 % 77.14 % 50.91 %
Total Workers 50 45 5
Main Worker 35 - -
Marginal Worker 15 12 3

Caste Factor

In Chhau village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 90.97 % of total population in Chhau village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chhau village of Chamba.

Work Profile

In Chhau village out of total population, 50 were engaged in work activities. 70.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 50 workers engaged in Main Work, 4 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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