Chhataragarh Village, with population of 9761 is Chhatargarh sub district's the most populous village, located in Chhatargarh sub district of Bikaner district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chhataragarh village is 180 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 54 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bikaner and distance from Chhataragarh village to Bikaner is 85 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chhataragarh village is 334021. Chhatargarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Bikaner which is 85 km away. 10.31 square kilometer (6%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 9761 people, among them 5121 (52%) are male and 4640 (48%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhataragarh village is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1694 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhataragarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,761 6,727 2,960 74 1,687
Male 5,121 3,482 1,600 39 867
Female 4,640 3,245 1,360 35 820

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7985. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.1% which is 8.9% higher than male population growth rate of 18.2%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 45.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 21.3% and child population has increased by 14.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhataragarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.2% 14.3% 45.2% 21.3% 14.4%
Male 18.2% 9.7% 41.5% 30% 17%
Female 27.1% 19.7% 49.8% 12.9% 11.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 906 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 850 and in schedule tribe is 897. There are 946 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 64 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhataragarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 64 77 47 -136 -45
2011 906 932 850 897 946
2001 842 855 803 1033 991

Literacy

Total 4343 people in the village are literate, among them 2696 are male and 1647 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhataragarh is 54%. 63% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhataragarh

Total Male Female
Change 1.7% -0.3% 5.2%
2011 53.8% 63.4% 43.1%
2001 52.1% 63.7% 37.9%

Workers profile

Chhataragarh has 45% (4351) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 36% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhataragarh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 44.6% 29.4% 15.2% 55.4%
Male 52.4% 43.9% 8.5% 47.6%
Female 35.9% 13.3% 22.6% 64.1%