Oil Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Oil is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 101 families residing. The Oil village has population of 550 of which 281 are males while 269 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Oil village population of children with age 0-6 is 90 which makes up 16.36 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Oil village is 957 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Oil as per census is 1250, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Oil village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Oil village was 68.26 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Oil Male literacy stands at 80.50 % while female literacy rate was 54.79 %.

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

Oil Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 101 - -
Population 550 281 269
Child (0-6) 90 40 50
Schedule Caste 170 91 79
Schedule Tribe 378 188 190
Literacy 68.26 % 80.50 % 54.79 %
Total Workers 358 179 179
Main Worker 275 - -
Marginal Worker 83 41 42

Caste Factor

In Oil village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC) & Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 68.73 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 30.91 % of total population in Oil village.

Work Profile

In Oil village out of total population, 358 were engaged in work activities. 76.82 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.18 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 358 workers engaged in Main Work, 149 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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