Chaukhutiya Tahsil, with population of about 46 thousand is Almora district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Almora district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 164 villages in the sub district, among them Masi is the most populous village with population of 1570 and Khunapani is the least populous village with population of 11. Jaurasi Range is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Jaitisera is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (44%) are male and about 26 thousand (56%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaukhutiya tahsil is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Chaukhutiya tahsil live in the Chaukhutiya Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chaukhutiya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 46,051 37,038 8,971 42 5,939
Male 20,047 16,061 3,967 19 3,066
Female 26,004 20,977 5,004 23 2,873

Most populated Villages in Chaukhutiya

Villages
Name Population
Masi 1570
Khira 1146
Simal Khet 999
Ganai 988
Jamariya 970
Chandikhet 951
Kotura 882
Akhoria 782
Bairati 763
Rampur 742

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1304.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chaukhutiya

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 46,051 45,581 241 12 3 5 1 0 208
Male 20,047 19,783 169 5 1 1 0 0 88
Female 26,004 25,798 72 7 2 4 1 0 120

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1297 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1306, in schedule caste is 1261 and in schedule tribe is 1211. There are 937 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chaukhutiya

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Basoli 2268
Jaitisera 2083
Saklikurali 2050
Uncha wahan 1986
Maludhar 1973
Ghugutiyalgaon 1909
Bamangwali 1872
Brahmdevchauri 1850
Seemapani 1821
Chani 1816

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaukhutiya is 81%. 94% of male and 71% of female population are literate here.

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chaukhutiya

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Jaurasi Range 100
Salaagar 100
Dipakote 96
Dolri 95
Digot 95
Kyasar Bairath 94
Saklikurali 93
Jhurga Katarmal 92
Majur nayak 91
Kumkhola 91

Workers profile

Chaukhutiya has 54% (about 25 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 57% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chaukhutiya

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 53.8% 39.2% 14.5% 46.2%
Male 50.1% 36.4% 13.7% 49.9%
Female 56.6% 41.4% 15.2% 43.4%

Biggest Villages in Chaukhutiya

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Jaurasi Range 15.6
Dhudaliya Manral 4.2
Khira 4
Adigaon Kanhodiya 3.6
Farika 3.2
Bairati 3.2
Paili 3.1
Bashrkhet 3
Simal Khet 2.9
Hat 2.9