Khaltse Village, with population of 767 is Khalsi sub district's the 10th most populous village, located in Khalsi sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Khaltse village is 1 km2 and it is the 7th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 522 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Khaltse village to Leh is 42 km. The village comes under Khaltse panchayat. Khalsi is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 100 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 767 people, among them 381 (50%) are male and 386 (50%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khaltse village is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 156 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khaltse

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 767 16 0 751 68
Male 381 15 0 366 36
Female 386 1 0 385 32

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -33.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1155. Female population growth rate of the village is -13.1% which is 33.3% higher than male population growth rate of -46.4%. General caste population has decreased by -93.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.9% and child population has decreased by -31.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khaltse

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -33.6% -93.1% -100% -15.9% -31.3%
Male -46.4% -92.8% -100% -23.3% -21.7%
Female -13.1% -95.8% -100% -7.5% -39.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 67, and in schedule tribe is 1052. There are 889 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 389 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 263 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khaltse

Total General SC ST Child
Change 389 -49 -148 180 -263
2011 1013 67 0 1052 889
2001 624 116 148 872 1152

Literacy

Total 603 people in the village are literate, among them 324 are male and 279 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khaltse is 86%. 94% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khaltse

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 6.4% 6.4%
2011 86.3% 93.9% 78.8%
2001 81.9% 87.5% 72.4%

Workers profile

Khaltse has 50% (381) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 46% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khaltse

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.7% 49.3% 0.4% 50.3%
Male 53% 53% 0% 47%
Female 46.4% 45.6% 0.8% 53.6%