Jelam is a village situated in Jakhnidhar tehsil of Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 158 families residing in the village Jelam. The total population of Jelam is 732 out of which 320 are males and 412 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jelam is 1,288.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jelam village is 109 which is 15% of the total population. There are 59 male children and 50 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jelam is 847 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,288) of Jelam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jelam is 74.2%. Thus Jelam village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.9% of Tehri Garhwal district. The male literacy rate is 88.89% and the female literacy rate is 63.54% in Jelam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jelam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jelam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Jelam village.
In Jelam village out of total population, 259 were engaged in work activities. 81.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 259 workers engaged in Main Work, 170 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jelam village in Jakhnidhar.