Chawand Census Town, with population of 4252 is Sarada sub district's the 3rd least populous census town located in Sarada sub district of Udaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chawand census town is 11 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 385 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chawand Ward No 01 and the population of Chawand Ward No 01 is 4252.

Nearest railway station is Digri which is 12 km far from here. Sarada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 4 km. District head quarter of the census town is Udaipur which is 61 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the census town and is 350 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 450 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 1.8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4252 people, among them 2148 (51%) are male and 2104 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chawand census town is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 933 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chawand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,252 3,277 415 560 497
Male 2,148 1,670 219 259 275
Female 2,104 1,607 196 301 222

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Jains which contribute 12% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 8% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 995 in Jains are 937 and in Muslims are 852.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chawand

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,252 3,424 326 8 0 0 494 0 0
Male 2,148 1,716 176 1 0 0 255 0 0
Female 2,104 1,708 150 7 0 0 239 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4603. Female population growth rate of the census town is -9.3% which is -3.3% lower than male population growth rate of -6%. General caste population has increased by 1.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -41% and child population has decreased by -36.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chawand

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -7.6% 1.6% -3.3% -41% -36.9%
Male -6% 4.3% 2.3% -44.8% -30.4%
Female -9.3% -1% -8.8% -37.3% -43.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 895 and in schedule tribe is 1162. There are 807 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 188 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chawand

Total General SC ST Child
Change -35 -52 -110 139 -188
2011 980 962 895 1162 807
2001 1015 1014 1005 1023 995

Literacy

Total 2764 people in the census town are literate, among them 1619 are male and 1145 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chawand is 74%. 86% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chawand

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 1.3% 5.5%
2011 73.6% 86.4% 60.8%
2001 70.1% 85.1% 55.3%

Workers profile

Chawand has 38% (1628) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 23% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chawand

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.3% 28.7% 9.6% 61.7%
Male 53.4% 46.6% 6.8% 46.6%
Female 22.8% 10.4% 12.5% 77.2%