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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Shalkar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 85.1% of total population in Shalkar village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Shalkar village in Hangrang.
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