Chuchoot Gongma Village, with population of 1836 is Leh sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Chuchoot Gongma village is 7 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 252 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Chuchoot Gongma village to Leh is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chuchoot Gongma village is 194101. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Leh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 15 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1836 people, among them 897 (49%) are male and 939 (51%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chuchoot Gongma village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 368 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chuchoot Gongma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,836 32 0 1,804 221
Male 897 17 0 880 110
Female 939 15 0 924 111

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1611. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.6% which is 14.7% higher than male population growth rate of 6.9%. General caste population has decreased by -46.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.3% and child population has increased by 10% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chuchoot Gongma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14% -46.7% 0% 16.3% 10%
Male 6.9% -55.3% 0% 9.9% 3.8%
Female 21.6% -31.8% 0% 23.2% 16.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1047 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 882, and in schedule tribe is 1050. There are 1009 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 127 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 113 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chuchoot Gongma

Total General SC ST Child
Change 127 303 0 114 113
2011 1047 882 0 1050 1009
2001 920 579 0 936 896

Literacy

Total 1288 people in the village are literate, among them 721 are male and 567 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chuchoot Gongma is 80%. 92% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chuchoot Gongma

Total Male Female
Change 13.5% 13.2% 15.3%
2011 79.8% 91.6% 68.5%
2001 66.3% 78.4% 53.2%

Workers profile

Chuchoot Gongma has 58% (1065) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 58% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 51% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chuchoot Gongma

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 58% 23.8% 34.2% 42%
Male 58.2% 41.6% 16.6% 41.8%
Female 57.8% 6.8% 51% 42.2%