Sakti Village, with population of 1718 is Leh sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Sakti village is 7 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 253 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Sakti village to Leh is 55 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sakti village is 194201. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Leh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 45 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1718 people, among them 816 (47%) are male and 902 (53%) are female. 0% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sakti village is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 370 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sakti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,718 4 1 1,713 167
Male 816 3 0 813 87
Female 902 1 1 900 80

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1643. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.9% which is 8.8% higher than male population growth rate of 0.1%. General caste population has decreased by -92%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.5% and child population has increased by 3.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sakti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.6% -92% 0% 7.5% 3.7%
Male 0.1% -90% 0% 3.6% -6.5%
Female 8.9% -95% 0% 11.4% 17.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1105 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 333, and in schedule tribe is 1107. There are 920 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 89 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 189 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sakti

Total General SC ST Child
Change 89 -334 0 78 189
2011 1105 333 0 1107 920
2001 1016 667 0 1029 731

Literacy

Total 1050 people in the village are literate, among them 577 are male and 473 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sakti is 68%. 79% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sakti

Total Male Female
Change 8.6% 5.8% 11.8%
2011 67.7% 79.1% 57.5%
2001 59.1% 73.3% 45.7%

Workers profile

Sakti has 56% (954) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 58% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 57% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sakti

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.5% 54.5% 1% 44.5%
Male 52.6% 51.6% 1% 47.4%
Female 58.2% 57.1% 1.1% 41.8%