Chuglamsar (CT) Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Leh sub district's the most populous census town located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Chuglamsar (CT) census town is 4 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2513 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chuglamsar Ward No 01 and the population of Chuglamsar Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Srinagar which is 127 km far from here. Leh is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Leh. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 460 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 20°C and minimum temperature goes down to -10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 6524 (61%) are male and 4230 (39%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 38% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chuglamsar (CT) census town is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1931 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chuglamsar (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,754 6,331 351 4,072 881
Male 6,524 4,186 329 2,009 451
Female 4,230 2,145 22 2,063 430

Religion wise distribution of population

Buddhists contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 26% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Buddhists are 1079 in Hindus are 79 and in Muslims are 752.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chuglamsar (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,754 2,840 396 60 68 7,385 3 0 2
Male 6,524 2,632 226 46 64 3,552 2 0 2
Female 4,230 208 170 14 4 3,833 1 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 119.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4897. Female population growth rate of the census town is 80.2% which is -75.7% lower than male population growth rate of 155.9%. General caste population has increased by 189.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5750%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 50.6% and child population has increased by 49.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chuglamsar (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 119.6% 189.4% 5750% 50.6% 49.8%
Male 155.9% 272.1% 5383.3% 41.7% 46.9%
Female 80.2% 101.8% 0% 60.5% 53%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 648 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 512, in schedule caste is 67 and in schedule tribe is 1027. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 273 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chuglamsar (CT)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -273 -433 67 121 38
2011 648 512 67 1027 953
2001 921 945 0 906 915

Literacy

Total 7801 people in the census town are literate, among them 5212 are male and 2589 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chuglamsar (CT) is 79%. 86% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chuglamsar (CT)

Total Male Female
Change 14.8% 16.5% 9.5%
2011 79% 85.8% 68.1%
2001 64.2% 69.3% 58.6%

Workers profile

Chuglamsar (CT) has 49% (5306) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 27% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chuglamsar (CT)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.3% 40.5% 8.9% 50.7%
Male 64.1% 56.3% 7.8% 35.9%
Female 26.5% 16% 10.6% 73.5%