Khemi Village, with population of 576 is Nubra sub district's the 12th most populous village, located in Nubra sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Khemi village is 43 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 13 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Khemi village to Leh is 127 km. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Nubra is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 36 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 154 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 576 people, among them 299 (52%) are male and 277 (48%) are female. 1% of the whole population are from general caste and 99% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khemi village is 9%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 121 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khemi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 576 5 0 571 49
Male 299 1 0 298 29
Female 277 4 0 273 20

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 573. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.7% which is 6% higher than male population growth rate of -2.3%. General caste population has increased by 400%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -0.2% and child population has decreased by -38.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khemi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.5% 400% 0% -0.2% -38.8%
Male -2.3% 0% 0% -2.3% -25.6%
Female 3.7% 0% 0% 2.2% -51.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 4000, and in schedule tribe is 916. There are 690 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 53 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 361 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khemi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 53 4000 0 41 -361
2011 926 4000 0 916 690
2001 873 0 0 875 1051

Literacy

Total 341 people in the village are literate, among them 207 are male and 134 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khemi is 65%. 77% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khemi

Total Male Female
Change 9.7% 3.7% 18.5%
2011 64.7% 76.7% 52.1%
2001 55% 73% 33.6%

Workers profile

Khemi has 45% (259) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 38% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khemi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45% 31.8% 13.2% 55%
Male 51.8% 32.4% 19.4% 48.2%
Female 37.5% 31% 6.5% 62.5%