Gahal Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Gahal is a medium size village located in Saluni Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 70 families residing. The Gahal village has population of 403 of which 196 are males while 207 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahal village population of children with age 0-6 is 60 which makes up 14.89 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahal village is 1056 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahal as per census is 875, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Gahal village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahal village was 65.60 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Gahal Male literacy stands at 82.32 % while female literacy rate was 50.28 %.

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

Gahal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 70 - -
Population 403 196 207
Child (0-6) 60 32 28
Schedule Caste 12 6 6
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 65.60 % 82.32 % 50.28 %
Total Workers 307 150 157
Main Worker 68 - -
Marginal Worker 239 88 151

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.98 % of total population in Gahal village. The village Gahal currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gahal village out of total population, 307 were engaged in work activities. 22.15 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 77.85 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 307 workers engaged in Main Work, 41 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