Gowhla Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Gowhla is a medium size village located in Holi Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 48 families residing. The Gowhla village has population of 252 of which 132 are males while 120 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gowhla village population of children with age 0-6 is 24 which makes up 9.52 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gowhla village is 909 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Gowhla as per census is 600, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Gowhla village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Gowhla village was 75.88 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Gowhla Male literacy stands at 86.32 % while female literacy rate was 64.86 %.

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

Gowhla Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 48 - -
Population 252 132 120
Child (0-6) 24 15 9
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 251 131 120
Literacy 75.88 % 86.32 % 64.86 %
Total Workers 188 102 86
Main Worker 57 - -
Marginal Worker 131 51 80

Caste Factor

In Gowhla village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.60 % of total population in Gowhla village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Gowhla village of Chamba.

Work Profile

In Gowhla village out of total population, 188 were engaged in work activities. 30.32 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 69.68 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 188 workers engaged in Main Work, 20 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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