Machhan Population - Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Machhan is a medium size village located in Dharmsala Tehsil of Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh with total 140 families residing. The Machhan village has population of 551 of which 269 are males while 282 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Machhan village population of children with age 0-6 is 33 which makes up 5.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Machhan village is 1048 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Machhan as per census is 941, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Machhan village has higher literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Machhan village was 91.89 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Machhan Male literacy stands at 95.24 % while female literacy rate was 88.72 %.

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

Machhan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 140 - -
Population 551 269 282
Child (0-6) 33 17 16
Schedule Caste 35 17 18
Schedule Tribe 50 25 25
Literacy 91.89 % 95.24 % 88.72 %
Total Workers 99 82 17
Main Worker 78 - -
Marginal Worker 21 17 4

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 9.07 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 6.35 % of total population in Machhan village.

Work Profile

In Machhan village out of total population, 99 were engaged in work activities. 78.79 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.21 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 99 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 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