Skuru Village, with population of 230 is Nubra sub district's the 7th least populous village, located in Nubra sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Skuru village is 1 km2 and it is the 13th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 215 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Skuru village to Leh is 127 km. Pin code of Skuru village is 194401. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Nubra is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 150 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 230 people, among them 100 (43%) are male and 130 (57%) are female. and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Skuru village is 11%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 52 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Skuru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 230 0 0 230 25
Male 100 0 0 100 12
Female 130 0 0 130 13

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 252. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.8% which is 26.7% higher than male population growth rate of -21.9%.; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -8.7% and child population has decreased by -35.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Skuru

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8.7% 0% 0% -8.7% -35.9%
Male -21.9% 0% 0% -21.9% -36.8%
Female 4.8% 0% 0% 4.8% -35%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1300 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in and in schedule tribe is 1300. There are 1083 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 331 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Skuru

Total General SC ST Child
Change 331 0 0 331 30
2011 1300 0 0 1300 1083
2001 969 0 0 969 1053

Literacy

Total 103 people in the village are literate, among them 55 are male and 48 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Skuru is 50%. 63% of male and 41% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Skuru

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% -2.6% 9.3%
2011 50.2% 62.5% 41%
2001 48.8% 65.1% 31.7%

Workers profile

Skuru has 64% (148) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 66% female population are working population. 17% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 45% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 63% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Skuru

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 64.3% 9.1% 55.2% 35.7%
Male 62% 17% 45% 38%
Female 66.2% 3.1% 63.1% 33.8%