Chaukhandi Village, with population of 3325 is Varanasi sub district's the 113rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chaukhandi village is 2 km2 and it is the 154th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1979 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Chaukhandi which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Vararnasi and distance from Chaukhandi village to Vararnasi is 22 km. Pin code of Chaukhandi village is 221405. The village comes under Chaukhandi panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 21 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3325 people, among them 1728 (52%) are male and 1597 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaukhandi village is 14%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 473 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chaukhandi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,325 3,042 191 92 455
Male 1,728 1,571 104 53 254
Female 1,597 1,471 87 39 201

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2910. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.1% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 12%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.1% and child population has decreased by -20.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chaukhandi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 12 -2 0 -21
Male 14 10 11 0 -15
Female 15 14 -14 0 -27

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 936, in schedule caste is 837 and in schedule tribe is 736. There are 791 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 129 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chaukhandi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 36 -237 736 -129
2011 924 936 837 736 791
2001 911 900 1,074 0 920

Literacy

Total 1945 people in the village are literate, among them 1174 are male and 771 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaukhandi is 68%. 80% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chaukhandi

Total Male Female
Change 3 3 4
2011 68 80 55
2001 64 77 51

Workers profile

Chaukhandi has 32% (1080) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 15% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chaukhandi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 28 5 68
Male 49 45 4 52
Female 15 10 6 85