Dand Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Dand is a medium size village located in Saluni Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 132 families residing. The Dand village has population of 805 of which 416 are males while 389 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dand village population of children with age 0-6 is 150 which makes up 18.63 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dand village is 935 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Dand as per census is 974, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Dand village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Dand village was 55.11 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Dand Male literacy stands at 75.00 % while female literacy rate was 33.65 %.

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

Dand Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 132 - -
Population 805 416 389
Child (0-6) 150 76 74
Schedule Caste 286 147 139
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 55.11 % 75.00 % 33.65 %
Total Workers 516 246 270
Main Worker 165 - -
Marginal Worker 351 91 260

Caste Factor

In Dand village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.53 % of total population in Dand village. The village Dand currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Dand village out of total population, 516 were engaged in work activities. 31.98 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 68.02 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 516 workers engaged in Main Work, 139 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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