Phey Village, with population of 331 is Leh sub district's the 24th least populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Phey village is 1 km2 and it is the 21st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 290 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Phey village to Leh is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Phey village is 194101. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Leh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 15 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 331 people, among them 184 (56%) are male and 147 (44%) are female. 15% of the whole population are from general caste and 85% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Phey village is 10%, among them 41% are boys and 59% are girls. There are 57 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Phey

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 331 50 0 281 34
Male 184 31 0 153 14
Female 147 19 0 128 20

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 288. Female population growth rate of the village is 5.8% which is -17.7% lower than male population growth rate of 23.5%. General caste population has decreased by -2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.6% and child population has increased by 100% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Phey

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.9% -2% 0% 18.6% 100%
Male 23.5% -13.9% 0% 35.4% 75%
Female 5.8% 26.7% 0% 3.2% 122.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 799 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 613, and in schedule tribe is 837. There are 1429 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 134 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 304 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Phey

Total General SC ST Child
Change -134 196 0 -260 304
2011 799 613 0 837 1429
2001 933 417 0 1097 1125

Literacy

Total 247 people in the village are literate, among them 150 are male and 97 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Phey is 83%. 88% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 25% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Phey

Total Male Female
Change 20.1% 25.1% 13.3%
2011 83.2% 88.2% 76.4%
2001 63.1% 63.1% 63.1%

Workers profile

Phey has 50% (166) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 52% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 28% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 39% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Phey

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.2% 17.2% 32.9% 49.8%
Male 48.9% 21.2% 27.7% 51.1%
Female 51.7% 12.2% 39.5% 48.3%