Chandai Village, with population of 1492 is Bhatar sub district's the 43rd least populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Chandai village is 2 km2 and it is the 27th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 933 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Guskura and distance from Chandai village to Guskura is 10 km. Pin code of Chandai village is 713127.

Demographics

The village is home to 1492 people, among them 756 (51%) are male and 736 (49%) are female. 22% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 60% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chandai village is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 342 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chandai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,492 332 270 890 145
Male 756 169 148 439 79
Female 736 163 122 451 66

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 90.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 783. Female population growth rate of the village is 90.7% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 90.4%. General caste population has increased by 10966.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13400%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.4% and child population has decreased by -6.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chandai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 91 10,967 13,400 14 -7
Male 90 8,350 7,300 12 -3
Female 91 16,200 0 17 -11

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 974 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 824 and in schedule tribe is 1027. There are 835 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 79 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chandai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 464 824 47 -79
2011 974 964 824 1,027 835
2001 972 500 0 980 914

Literacy

Total 829 people in the village are literate, among them 459 are male and 370 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chandai is 62%. 68% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 34%. Male literacy has gone up by 29% and female literacy rate has gone up by 38%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chandai

Total Male Female
Change 34 29 39
2011 62 68 55
2001 28 39 17

Workers profile

Chandai has 54% (799) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 47% female population are working population. 11% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 49% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 46% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chandai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54 6 47 46
Male 60 11 49 40
Female 47 2 46 53