Palhun Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Palhun is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 226 families residing. The Palhun village has population of 1150 of which 566 are males while 584 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palhun village population of children with age 0-6 is 170 which makes up 14.78 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palhun village is 1032 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Palhun as per census is 1125, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Palhun village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Palhun village was 66.02 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Palhun Male literacy stands at 77.37 % while female literacy rate was 54.86 %.

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

Palhun Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 226 - -
Population 1,150 566 584
Child (0-6) 170 80 90
Schedule Caste 408 204 204
Schedule Tribe 228 106 122
Literacy 66.02 % 77.37 % 54.86 %
Total Workers 763 380 383
Main Worker 519 - -
Marginal Worker 244 86 158

Caste Factor

In Palhun village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.48 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.83 % of total population in Palhun village.

Work Profile

In Palhun village out of total population, 763 were engaged in work activities. 68.02 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.98 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 763 workers engaged in Main Work, 301 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