Purkhara Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Purkhara is a small village located in Bhattiyat Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 40 families residing. The Purkhara village has population of 170 of which 87 are males while 83 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purkhara village population of children with age 0-6 is 17 which makes up 10.00 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purkhara village is 954 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Purkhara as per census is 1125, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Purkhara village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Purkhara village was 60.13 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Purkhara Male literacy stands at 83.54 % while female literacy rate was 35.14 %.

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

Purkhara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 40 - -
Population 170 87 83
Child (0-6) 17 8 9
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 170 87 83
Literacy 60.13 % 83.54 % 35.14 %
Total Workers 105 45 60
Main Worker 2 - -
Marginal Worker 103 44 59

Caste Factor

In Purkhara village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Purkhara village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Purkhara village of Chamba.

Work Profile

In Purkhara village out of total population, 105 were engaged in work activities. 1.90 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 98.10 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 105 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 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