Thiksey

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Thiksey
Village
Village of Thiksey.jpg
Thiksey is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Thiksey
Thiksey
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Thiksey is located in India
Thiksey
Thiksey
Thiksey (India)
Coordinates: 34°03′12″N 77°40′03″E / 34.053283°N 77.667365°E / 34.053283; 77.667365Coordinates: 34°03′12″N 77°40′03″E / 34.053283°N 77.667365°E / 34.053283; 77.667365
CountryIndia
StateJammu and Kashmir
DistrictLeh
TehsilLeh
Population
 (2011)
 • Total2,237
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Census code859

Thiksey is a village and the headquarter of eponymous block in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.[1] It is located in the Leh tehsil. The Thikse Monastery is located here.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census of India, Thiksey has 433 households. The effective literacy rate (i.e. the literacy rate of population excluding children aged 6 and below) is 75.42%.[2]

Demographics (2011 Census)[2]
Total Male Female
Population 2237 1111 1126
Children aged below 6 years 227 111 116
Scheduled caste 0 0 0
Scheduled tribe 2150 1074 1076
Literates 1516 841 675
Workers (all) 993 573 420
Main workers (total) 912 528 384
Main workers: Cultivators 348 189 159
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 38 10 28
Main workers: Household industry workers 13 9 4
Main workers: Other 513 320 193
Marginal workers (total) 81 45 36
Marginal workers: Cultivators 9 5 4
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 3 0 3
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 0 0 0
Marginal workers: Others 69 40 29
Non-workers 1244 538 706

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blockwise Village Amenity Directory" (PDF). Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Leh district census". 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 23 July 2015.