Gahua Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Gahua is a small village located in Bhalai Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 27 families residing. The Gahua village has population of 126 of which 72 are males while 54 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahua village population of children with age 0-6 is 17 which makes up 13.49 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahua village is 750 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahua as per census is 545, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Gahua village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahua village was 48.62 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Gahua Male literacy stands at 60.66 % while female literacy rate was 33.33 %.

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

Gahua Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 27 - -
Population 126 72 54
Child (0-6) 17 11 6
Schedule Caste 37 19 18
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 48.62 % 60.66 % 33.33 %
Total Workers 69 39 30
Main Worker 13 - -
Marginal Worker 56 26 30

Caste Factor

Gahua village of Chamba has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.37 % of total population in Gahua village. The village Gahua currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gahua village out of total population, 69 were engaged in work activities. 18.84 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 81.16 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 69 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 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