Turtok Village, with population of 3371 is Nubra sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Nubra sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Turtok village to Leh is 127 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Turtok village is 194401. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Nubra is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 93 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 211 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3371 people, among them 2429 (72%) are male and 942 (28%) are female. 48% of the whole population are from general caste and 52% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Turtok village is 10%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 384 households in the village and an average 9 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Turtok

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,371 1,605 0 1,766 343
Male 2,429 1,590 0 839 154
Female 942 15 0 927 189

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 95% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1729. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.2% which is -154.5% lower than male population growth rate of 168.7%. General caste population has increased by 1683.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.3% and child population has increased by 23.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Turtok

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 95% 1683.3% -100% 8.3% 23.8%
Male 168.7% 1770.6% -100% 3.6% 15.8%
Female 14.2% 200% 0% 13% 31.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 388 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 9, and in schedule tribe is 1105. There are 1227 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 525 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 144 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Turtok

Total General SC ST Child
Change -525 -50 0 93 144
2011 388 9 0 1105 1227
2001 913 59 0 1012 1083

Literacy

Total 2499 people in the village are literate, among them 2115 are male and 384 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Turtok is 83%. 93% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 35%. Male literacy has gone up by 30% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Turtok

Total Male Female
Change 34.6% 30.2% 20.0%
2011 82.5% 93% 51%
2001 47.9% 62.8% 31%

Workers profile

Turtok has 67% (2274) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 80% male and 34% female population are working population. 76% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Turtok

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 67.5% 60.7% 6.7% 32.5%
Male 80.4% 75.8% 4.7% 19.6%
Female 34.1% 22% 12.1% 65.9%