Shar Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Shar is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 115 families residing. The Shar village has population of 625 of which 325 are males while 300 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shar village population of children with age 0-6 is 91 which makes up 14.56 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shar village is 923 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Shar as per census is 936, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Shar village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Shar village was 64.04 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Shar Male literacy stands at 76.26 % while female literacy rate was 50.78 %.

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

Shar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 115 - -
Population 625 325 300
Child (0-6) 91 47 44
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 76 44 32
Literacy 64.04 % 76.26 % 50.78 %
Total Workers 336 167 169
Main Worker 264 - -
Marginal Worker 72 21 51

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 12.16 % of total population in Shar village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Shar village of Chamba.

Work Profile

In Shar village out of total population, 336 were engaged in work activities. 78.57 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.43 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 336 workers engaged in Main Work, 135 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