Chakanthua Village, with population of 314 is Mariahu sub district's the 130th least populous village, located in Mariahu sub district of Jaunpur district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chakanthua village is 0 km2 and it is the 181st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 730 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaunpur and distance from Chakanthua village to Jaunpur is 12 km. The village comes under Kelawar panchayat. Mariahu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaunpur which is 18 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 314 people, among them 152 (48%) are male and 162 (52%) are female. 20% of the whole population are from general caste, 80% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chakanthua village is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 57 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chakanthua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 314 63 251 0 53
Male 152 26 126 0 27
Female 162 37 125 0 26

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -1.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 320. Female population growth rate of the village is -1.2% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of -2.6%. General caste population has decreased by -38.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.7% and child population has decreased by -26.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chakanthua

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2 -39 16 0 -26
Male -3 -48 19 0 -37
Female -1 -30 13 0 -10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1066 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1423, in schedule caste is 992. There are 963 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 289 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chakanthua

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 363 -55 0 289
2011 1,066 1,423 992 0 963
2001 1,051 1,060 1,047 0 674

Literacy

Total 191 people in the village are literate, among them 115 are male and 76 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chakanthua is 73%. 92% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chakanthua

Total Male Female
Change 6 1 8
2011 73 92 56
2001 68 91 48

Workers profile

Chakanthua has 15% (47) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 26% male and 5% female population are working population. 5% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chakanthua

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 15 3 12 85
Male 26 5 21 74
Female 5 1 4 95