Chaurai Village, with population of 3268 is Kanpur sub district's the 47th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chaurai village is 3 km2 and it is the 73rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 990 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur and distance from Chaurai village to Kanpur is 21 km. The village comes under Chaurai panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 21 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 21 km away. 0.07 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 3268 people, among them 1735 (53%) are male and 1533 (47%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 32% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaurai village is 13%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 598 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chaurai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,268 2,235 1,033 0 421
Male 1,735 1,172 563 0 236
Female 1,533 1,063 470 0 185

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 884 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 907, in schedule caste is 835. There are 784 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 2101 people in the village are literate, among them 1186 are male and 915 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaurai is 74%. 79% of male and 68% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Chaurai has 28% (927) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 9% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chaurai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 13 16 72
Male 45 21 24 55
Female 9 3 6 91