Retan Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Retan is a medium size village located in Holi Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 69 families residing. The Retan village has population of 353 of which 181 are males while 172 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Retan village population of children with age 0-6 is 41 which makes up 11.61 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Retan village is 950 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Retan as per census is 1050, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Retan village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Retan village was 74.68 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Retan Male literacy stands at 80.12 % while female literacy rate was 68.87 %.

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

Retan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 69 - -
Population 353 181 172
Child (0-6) 41 20 21
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 348 181 167
Literacy 74.68 % 80.12 % 68.87 %
Total Workers 283 144 139
Main Worker 191 - -
Marginal Worker 92 44 48

Caste Factor

In Retan village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.58 % of total population in Retan village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Retan village of Chamba.

Work Profile

In Retan village out of total population, 283 were engaged in work activities. 67.49 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.51 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 283 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 97 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