Chhor Village, with population of 1307 is Fatehgarh sub district's the 20th most populous village, located in Fatehgarh sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chhor village is 76 km2 and it is the 9th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 17 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaisalmer and distance from Chhor village to Jaisalmer is 33 km. Pin code of Chhor village is 345027. Fatehgarh is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 33 km away. 13.33 square kilometer (18%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1307 people, among them 546 (42%) are male and 761 (58%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhor village is 18%, among them 40% are boys and 60% are girls. There are 263 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,307 1,094 47 166 239
Male 546 458 26 62 95
Female 761 636 21 104 144

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 28.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1014. Female population growth rate of the village is 58.5% which is 56.3% higher than male population growth rate of 2.2%. General caste population has increased by 30.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.8% and child population has increased by 13.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.9% 30.5% 9.3% 24.8% 13.3%
Male 2.2% 4.3% 13% -13.9% -19.5%
Female 58.5% 59.4% 5% 70.5% 54.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1394 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1389, in schedule caste is 808 and in schedule tribe is 1677. There are 1516 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 495 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 728 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhor

Total General SC ST Child
Change 495 480 -62 830 728
2011 1394 1389 808 1677 1516
2001 899 909 870 847 788

Literacy

Total 493 people in the village are literate, among them 300 are male and 193 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhor is 46%. 67% of male and 31% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhor

Total Male Female
Change 12.1% 14.6% 16.3%
2011 46.2% 66.5% 31.3%
2001 34.1% 51.9% 15%

Workers profile

Chhor has 51% (670) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 50% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 32% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 48% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhor

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.3% 9.8% 41.5% 48.7%
Male 53.1% 20.7% 32.4% 46.9%
Female 49.9% 2% 48% 50.1%