Chuchat Yakma Village, with population of 2162 is Leh sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Chuchat Yakma village is 5 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 459 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Chuchat Yakma village to Leh is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chuchat Yakma 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 2162 people, among them 1054 (49%) are male and 1108 (51%) are female. 4% of the whole population are from general caste and 96% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chuchat Yakma village is 12%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 428 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chuchat Yakma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,162 96 0 2,066 259
Male 1,054 49 0 1,005 124
Female 1,108 47 0 1,061 135

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1985. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.1% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 123.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.4% and child population has increased by 14.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chuchat Yakma

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.9% 123.3% 0% 6.4% 14.1%
Male 7.7% 122.7% 0% 5% 8.8%
Female 10.1% 123.8% 0% 7.7% 19.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1051 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 959, and in schedule tribe is 1056. There are 1089 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 98 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chuchat Yakma

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 4 0 27 98
2011 1051 959 0 1056 1089
2001 1028 955 0 1029 991

Literacy

Total 1586 people in the village are literate, among them 868 are male and 718 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chuchat Yakma is 83%. 93% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chuchat Yakma

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 5.2% 9.2%
2011 83.3% 93.3% 73.8%
2001 76.2% 88.1% 64.6%

Workers profile

Chuchat Yakma has 44% (944) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 38% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chuchat Yakma

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.7% 30.3% 13.3% 56.3%
Male 49.9% 38.8% 11.1% 50.1%
Female 37.7% 22.3% 15.4% 62.3%