Mathoo Village, with population of 1165 is Leh sub district's the 13th most populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Mathoo village is 8 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 144 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Mathoo village to Leh is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mathoo village is 194101. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Leh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1165 people, among them 554 (48%) are male and 611 (52%) are female. 0% of the whole population are from general caste and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mathoo village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 279 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mathoo

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,165 5 0 1,160 130
Male 554 4 0 550 70
Female 611 1 0 610 60

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -9.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1288. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.2% which is 20.2% higher than male population growth rate of -19%. General caste population has increased by 150%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -9.8% and child population has increased by 1.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mathoo

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -9.5% 150% 0% -9.8% 1.6%
Male -19% 100% 0% -19.4% 4.5%
Female 1.2% 0% 0% 1% -1.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1103 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 250, and in schedule tribe is 1109. There are 857 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 220 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mathoo

Total General SC ST Child
Change 220 250 0 223 -53
2011 1103 250 0 1109 857
2001 883 0 0 886 910

Literacy

Total 697 people in the village are literate, among them 360 are male and 337 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mathoo is 67%. 74% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mathoo

Total Male Female
Change 10.1% 8.8% 13.5%
2011 67.3% 74.4% 61.2%
2001 57.2% 65.6% 47.7%

Workers profile

Mathoo has 61% (714) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 60% female population are working population. 14% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 49% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 51% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mathoo

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 61.3% 11.2% 50% 38.7%
Male 62.3% 13.5% 48.7% 37.7%
Female 60.4% 9.2% 51.2% 39.6%