Sikhnu Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Sikhnu is a medium size village located in Bhattiyat Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 52 families residing. The Sikhnu village has population of 264 of which 136 are males while 128 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sikhnu village population of children with age 0-6 is 31 which makes up 11.74 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sikhnu village is 941 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Sikhnu as per census is 476, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Sikhnu village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Sikhnu village was 72.96 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Sikhnu Male literacy stands at 86.09 % while female literacy rate was 60.17 %.

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

Sikhnu Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 52 - -
Population 264 136 128
Child (0-6) 31 21 10
Schedule Caste 83 44 39
Schedule Tribe 50 21 29
Literacy 72.96 % 86.09 % 60.17 %
Total Workers 159 78 81
Main Worker 31 - -
Marginal Worker 128 50 78

Caste Factor

Sikhnu village of Chamba has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.44 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.94 % of total population in Sikhnu village.

Work Profile

In Sikhnu village out of total population, 159 were engaged in work activities. 19.50 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 80.50 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 159 workers engaged in Main Work, 11 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