Prauta Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Prauta is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 248 families residing. The Prauta village has population of 1366 of which 686 are males while 680 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Prauta village population of children with age 0-6 is 246 which makes up 18.01 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Prauta village is 991 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Prauta as per census is 1000, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Prauta village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Prauta village was 54.29 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Prauta Male literacy stands at 66.07 % while female literacy rate was 42.37 %.

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

Prauta Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 248 - -
Population 1,366 686 680
Child (0-6) 246 123 123
Schedule Caste 661 333 328
Schedule Tribe 473 231 242
Literacy 54.29 % 66.07 % 42.37 %
Total Workers 833 417 416
Main Worker 232 - -
Marginal Worker 601 285 316

Caste Factor

In Prauta village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC) & Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 48.39 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 34.63 % of total population in Prauta village.

Work Profile

In Prauta village out of total population, 833 were engaged in work activities. 27.85 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 72.15 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 833 workers engaged in Main Work, 99 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 79 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