Mehla Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Mehla is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 332 families residing. The Mehla village has population of 1618 of which 759 are males while 859 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mehla village population of children with age 0-6 is 190 which makes up 11.74 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mehla village is 1132 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Mehla as per census is 1088, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Mehla village has higher literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Mehla village was 84.52 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Mehla Male literacy stands at 93.41 % while female literacy rate was 76.71 %.

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

Mehla Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 332 - -
Population 1,618 759 859
Child (0-6) 190 91 99
Schedule Caste 577 278 299
Schedule Tribe 316 149 167
Literacy 84.52 % 93.41 % 76.71 %
Total Workers 776 407 369
Main Worker 441 - -
Marginal Worker 335 82 253

Caste Factor

In Mehla village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.66 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.53 % of total population in Mehla village.

Work Profile

In Mehla village out of total population, 776 were engaged in work activities. 56.83 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.17 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 776 workers engaged in Main Work, 196 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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