Salwan Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Salwan is a medium size village located in Saluni Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 162 families residing. The Salwan village has population of 889 of which 418 are males while 471 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Salwan village population of children with age 0-6 is 134 which makes up 15.07 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Salwan village is 1127 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Salwan as per census is 887, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Salwan village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Salwan village was 65.03 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Salwan Male literacy stands at 77.23 % while female literacy rate was 54.66 %.

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

Salwan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 162 - -
Population 889 418 471
Child (0-6) 134 71 63
Schedule Caste 339 161 178
Schedule Tribe 146 64 82
Literacy 65.03 % 77.23 % 54.66 %
Total Workers 711 323 388
Main Worker 181 - -
Marginal Worker 530 162 368

Caste Factor

In Salwan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 38.13 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16.42 % of total population in Salwan village.

Work Profile

In Salwan village out of total population, 711 were engaged in work activities. 25.46 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 74.54 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 711 workers engaged in Main Work, 122 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