Bakan Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Bakan is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 180 families residing. The Bakan village has population of 953 of which 461 are males while 492 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Bakan village population of children with age 0-6 is 157 which makes up 16.47 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Bakan village is 1067 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Bakan as per census is 1013, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Bakan village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Bakan village was 68.72 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Bakan Male literacy stands at 81.20 % while female literacy rate was 57.14 %.

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

Bakan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 180 - -
Population 953 461 492
Child (0-6) 157 78 79
Schedule Caste 107 49 58
Schedule Tribe 124 62 62
Literacy 68.72 % 81.20 % 57.14 %
Total Workers 511 289 222
Main Worker 175 - -
Marginal Worker 336 139 197

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 13.01 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 11.23 % of total population in Bakan village.

Work Profile

In Bakan village out of total population, 511 were engaged in work activities. 34.25 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 65.75 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 511 workers engaged in Main Work, 52 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 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