Chemrey Village, with population of 6222 is Leh sub district's the most populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Chemrey village is 5 km2 and it is the 12th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1370 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Chemrey village to Leh is 40 km. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Leh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 40 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6222 people, among them 5450 (88%) are male and 772 (12%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste and 30% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chemrey village is 2%, among them 43% are boys and 57% are girls. There are 353 households in the village and an average 18 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chemrey

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,222 4,376 0 1,846 130
Male 5,450 4,273 0 1,177 56
Female 772 103 0 669 74

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 417.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1202. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.4% which is -787% lower than male population growth rate of 814.4%. General caste population has increased by 15528.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 57.6% and child population has increased by 14% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chemrey

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 417.6% 15528.6% -100% 57.6% 14%
Male 814.4% 23638.9% -100% 104.7% -3.4%
Female 27.4% 930% 0% 12.2% 32.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 142 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 24, and in schedule tribe is 568. There are 1321 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 875 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 355 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chemrey

Total General SC ST Child
Change -875 -532 0 -469 355
2011 142 24 0 568 1321
2001 1017 556 0 1037 966

Literacy

Total 5551 people in the village are literate, among them 5143 are male and 408 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chemrey is 91%. 95% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 38%. Male literacy has gone up by 34% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chemrey

Total Male Female
Change 38.4% 34.5% 13.8%
2011 91.1% 95.3% 58.5%
2001 52.7% 60.8% 44.7%

Workers profile

Chemrey has 87% (5391) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 95% male and 27% female population are working population. 91% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chemrey

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 86.6% 82.3% 4.3% 13.4%
Male 95% 91.1% 3.9% 5%
Female 27.5% 20.2% 7.3% 72.5%