Chhahi Village, with population of 3813 is Varanasi sub district's the 91st most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chhahi village is 2 km2 and it is the 93rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1718 persons per km2.

The village comes under Jahnhi panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 13 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3813 people, among them 1994 (52%) are male and 1819 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhahi village is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 579 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhahi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,813 3,342 371 100 598
Male 1,994 1,747 195 52 306
Female 1,819 1,595 176 48 292

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 33.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2854. Female population growth rate of the village is 32.1% which is -2.9% lower than male population growth rate of 35%. General caste population has increased by 31.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.8% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhahi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34 31 21 0 -4
Male 35 33 23 0 -3
Female 32 30 19 0 -4

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 903 and in schedule tribe is 923. There are 954 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhahi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -19 -28 923 -14
2011 912 913 903 923 954
2001 932 932 931 0 968

Literacy

Total 2206 people in the village are literate, among them 1351 are male and 855 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhahi is 69%. 80% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhahi

Total Male Female
Change 13 7 18
2011 69 80 56
2001 56 73 38

Workers profile

Chhahi has 34% (1280) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 18% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhahi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34 22 12 66
Male 48 34 14 52
Female 18 8 10 82