Shalkar Population, Caste, Working Data Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh - Census 2011

Shalkar is a village situated in Hangrang tehsil of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 111 families residing in the village Shalkar. The total population of Shalkar is 416 out of which 207 are males and 209 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shalkar is 1,010.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shalkar village is 47 which is 11% of the total population. There are 29 male children and 18 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shalkar is 621 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,010) of Shalkar village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shalkar is 71%. Thus Shalkar village has lower literacy rate compared to 72.2% of Kinnaur district. The male literacy rate is 79.78% and the female literacy rate is 62.83% in Shalkar village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Shalkar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Shalkar Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Shalkar village.

Total Male Female
Children 47 29 18
Literacy 71% 79.78% 62.83%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 354 171 183
Illiterate 154 65 89

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 85.1% of total population in Shalkar village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Shalkar village out of total population, 276 were engaged in work activities. 92.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 276 workers engaged in Main Work, 86 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 140 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 256 130 126
Cultivators 86 64 22
Agriculture Labourer 140 45 95
Other Workers 30 21 9
Marginal Workers 20 9 11
Non Working 140 68 72

Map of Shalkar, Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

Nearby Villages to Shalkar, Hangrang

Below are the list of villages near Shalkar village in Hangrang.

Village Population
Thang Karma 6
Dhar Chango Uperla 797
Dhar Chango Nichla 634
Sumra 238
Liti 4
Malling Dogri 4
Malling 344
Nako 572
Yangthang 45
Leo 784