Gehra Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Gehra is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 348 families residing. The Gehra village has population of 1705 of which 864 are males while 841 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gehra village population of children with age 0-6 is 256 which makes up 15.01 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gehra village is 973 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Gehra as per census is 896, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Gehra village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Gehra village was 69.50 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Gehra Male literacy stands at 80.66 % while female literacy rate was 58.19 %.

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

Gehra Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 348 - -
Population 1,705 864 841
Child (0-6) 256 135 121
Schedule Caste 821 430 391
Schedule Tribe 11 3 8
Literacy 69.50 % 80.66 % 58.19 %
Total Workers 1,188 614 574
Main Worker 287 - -
Marginal Worker 901 366 535

Caste Factor

In Gehra village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 48.15 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.65 % of total population in Gehra village.

Work Profile

In Gehra village out of total population, 1188 were engaged in work activities. 24.16 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 75.84 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1188 workers engaged in Main Work, 174 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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