Chendhare Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Alibag sub district's the most populous census town located in Alibag sub district of Raigarh district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Chendhare census town is 2 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 5307 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chendhare Ward No 01 and the population of Chendhare Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Pen which is 29 km far from here. Alibag is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 1 km. District head quarter of the census town is Alibag which is 1 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 100 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2164.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13.5°C.


The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5590 (51%) are male and 5449 (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chendhare census town is 8%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2834 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chendhare

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,039 9,555 1,079 405 901
Male 5,590 4,850 528 212 467
Female 5,449 4,705 551 193 434

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 3% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 969 in Buddhists are 1024 and in Muslims are 1082

Religion wise population 2011 - Chendhare

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,039 10,066 254 152 8 342 155 8 54
Male 5,590 5,113 122 76 5 169 79 4 22
Female 5,449 4,953 132 76 3 173 76 4 32

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 970, in schedule caste is 1044 and in schedule tribe is 910. There are 929 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 9671 people in the census town are literate, among them 4954 are male and 4717 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chendhare is 95%. 97% of male and 94% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Chendhare has 42% (4658) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 26% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chendhare

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.2% 38.5% 3.7% 57.8%
Male 57.9% 54% 3.9% 42.1%
Female 26.1% 22.5% 3.6% 73.9%