Chumathang Village, with population of 641 is Leh sub district's the 26th most populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Chumathang village is 1 km2 and it is the 17th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 843 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Chumathang village to Leh is 41 km. Pin code of Chumathang village is 194201. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Leh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 140 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 140 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 641 people, among them 237 (37%) are male and 404 (63%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste and 99% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chumathang village is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 127 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chumathang

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 641 6 0 635 56
Male 237 6 0 231 29
Female 404 0 0 404 27

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 509. Female population growth rate of the village is 94.2% which is 115.5% higher than male population growth rate of -21.3%. General caste population has decreased by -14.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.5% and child population has increased by 19.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chumathang

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.9% -14.3% 0% 26.5% 19.1%
Male -21.3% -14.3% 0% -21.4% 3.6%
Female 94.2% 0% 0% 94.2% 42.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1705 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in and in schedule tribe is 1749. There are 931 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 1014 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 252 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chumathang

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1014 0 0 1042 252
2011 1705 0 0 1749 931
2001 691 0 0 707 679

Literacy

Total 398 people in the village are literate, among them 159 are male and 239 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chumathang is 68%. 76% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chumathang

Total Male Female
Change 15.8% 17.1% 21.6%
2011 68% 76.4% 63.4%
2001 52.2% 59.3% 41.8%

Workers profile

Chumathang has 35% (222) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 29% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chumathang

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.6% 20.6% 14% 65.4%
Male 44.7% 40.9% 3.8% 55.3%
Female 28.7% 8.7% 20% 71.3%