Hamis Village, with population of 313 is Leh sub district's the 21st least populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Hamis village is 1 km2 and it is the 10th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 580 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Hamis village to Leh is 40 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Hamis village is 194102. 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 313 people, among them 256 (82%) are male and 57 (18%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste and 27% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hamis village is 8%, among them 72% are boys and 28% are girls. There are 24 households in the village and an average 13 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hamis

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 313 228 0 85 25
Male 256 195 0 61 18
Female 57 33 0 24 7

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 88.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 166. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.9% which is -89.4% lower than male population growth rate of 113.3%. General caste population has increased by 11300%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -48.2% and child population has increased by 31.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hamis

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 88.6% 11300% 0% -48.2% 31.6%
Male 113.3% 19400% 0% -48.7% 0%
Female 23.9% 3200% 0% -46.7% 600%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 223 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 169, and in schedule tribe is 393. There are 389 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 160 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 333 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hamis

Total General SC ST Child
Change -160 -831 0 15 333
2011 223 169 0 393 389
2001 383 1000 0 378 56

Literacy

Total 261 people in the village are literate, among them 230 are male and 31 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hamis is 91%. 97% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hamis

Total Male Female
Change 18.5% 16.2% 8.7%
2011 90.6% 96.6% 62%
2001 72.1% 80.4% 53.3%

Workers profile

Hamis has 57% (177) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 63% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 58% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hamis

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 56.5% 55.3% 1.3% 43.5%
Male 55.1% 54.7% 0.4% 44.9%
Female 63.2% 57.9% 5.3% 36.8%