Mel Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Mel is a medium size village located in Dalhousie Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 245 families residing. The Mel village has population of 1139 of which 545 are males while 594 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mel village population of children with age 0-6 is 188 which makes up 16.51 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mel village is 1090 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Mel as per census is 709, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Mel village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Mel village was 75.18 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Mel Male literacy stands at 84.60 % while female literacy rate was 67.25 %.

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

Mel Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 245 - -
Population 1,139 545 594
Child (0-6) 188 110 78
Schedule Caste 257 125 132
Schedule Tribe 5 2 3
Literacy 75.18 % 84.60 % 67.25 %
Total Workers 242 186 56
Main Worker 242 - -
Marginal Worker 0 0 0

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.56 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.44 % of total population in Mel village.

Work Profile

In Mel village out of total population, 242 were engaged in work activities. 100.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 242 workers engaged in Main Work, 159 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