Purhan Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Purhan is a medium size village located in Saluni Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 90 families residing. The Purhan village has population of 490 of which 246 are males while 244 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purhan village population of children with age 0-6 is 75 which makes up 15.31 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purhan village is 992 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Purhan as per census is 1027, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Purhan village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Purhan village was 64.58 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Purhan Male literacy stands at 77.99 % while female literacy rate was 50.97 %.

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

Purhan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 90 - -
Population 490 246 244
Child (0-6) 75 37 38
Schedule Caste 212 107 105
Schedule Tribe 71 34 37
Literacy 64.58 % 77.99 % 50.97 %
Total Workers 342 170 172
Main Worker 120 - -
Marginal Worker 222 59 163

Caste Factor

In Purhan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 43.27 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.49 % of total population in Purhan village.

Work Profile

In Purhan village out of total population, 342 were engaged in work activities. 35.09 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 64.91 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 342 workers engaged in Main Work, 84 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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