Awan is a medium size village located in Bhattiyat Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 166 families residing. The Awan village has population of 761 of which 386 are males while 375 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Awan village population of children with age 0-6 is 107 which makes up 14.06 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Awan village is 972 which is equal than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Awan as per census is 726, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.
Awan village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Awan village was 74.62 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Awan Male literacy stands at 88.27 % while female literacy rate was 61.21 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Awan 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 Awan village.
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In Awan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC) & Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.64 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 30.22 % of total population in Awan village.
In Awan village out of total population, 437 were engaged in work activities. 36.61 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 63.39 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 437 workers engaged in Main Work, 47 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.