Kelan Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Kelan is a medium size village located in Bhattiyat Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 78 families residing. The Kelan village has population of 417 of which 213 are males while 204 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kelan village population of children with age 0-6 is 70 which makes up 16.79 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kelan village is 958 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Kelan as per census is 842, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Kelan village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Kelan village was 74.06 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Kelan Male literacy stands at 87.43 % while female literacy rate was 60.47 %.

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

Kelan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 78 - -
Population 417 213 204
Child (0-6) 70 38 32
Schedule Caste 128 62 66
Schedule Tribe 80 42 38
Literacy 74.06 % 87.43 % 60.47 %
Total Workers 337 170 167
Main Worker 108 - -
Marginal Worker 229 65 164

Caste Factor

Kelan village of Chamba has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.70 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.18 % of total population in Kelan village.

Work Profile

In Kelan village out of total population, 337 were engaged in work activities. 32.05 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 67.95 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 337 workers engaged in Main Work, 18 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