Tiggar Village, with population of 859 is Nubra sub district's the 8th most populous village, located in Nubra sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Tiggar village is 8 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 105 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Leh and distance from Tiggar village to Leh is 120 km. The village comes under N.a. panchayat. Nubra is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 2 km. District head quarter of the village is Leh which is 120 km away.


The village is home to 859 people, among them 397 (46%) are male and 462 (54%) are female. 0% of the whole population are from general caste and 100% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tiggar village is 11%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 204 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tiggar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 859 2 0 857 91
Male 397 1 0 396 50
Female 462 1 0 461 41

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1164 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, and in schedule tribe is 1164. There are 820 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 423 people in the village are literate, among them 223 are male and 200 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tiggar is 55%. 64% of male and 48% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Tiggar has 52% (444) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 45% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 30% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 33% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tiggar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52 20 32 48
Male 60 29 31 40
Female 45 12 33 55