Chaunthara Village, with population of 420 is Ghansali sub district's the 116th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Chaunthara village is 0 km2 and it is the 93rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 875 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Chaunthara village to Srinagar is 90 km. Pin code of Chaunthara village is 219155. The village comes under Chaunthara panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 95 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 420 people, among them 214 (51%) are male and 206 (49%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaunthara village is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 85 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chaunthara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 420 272 148 0 39
Male 214 144 70 0 20
Female 206 128 78 0 19

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 340. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.7% which is -16.4% lower than male population growth rate of 32.1%. General caste population has increased by 26.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.4% and child population has decreased by -18.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chaunthara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24 27 18 0 -19
Male 32 40 19 0 -17
Female 16 14 18 0 -21

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 1114. There are 950 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 136 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chaunthara

Total General SC ST Child
Change -136 -198 -5 0 -50
2011 963 889 1,114 0 950
2001 1,099 1,087 1,119 0 1,000

Literacy

Total 277 people in the village are literate, among them 164 are male and 113 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaunthara is 73%. 85% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 21%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chaunthara

Total Male Female
Change 21 15 25
2011 73 85 60
2001 52 70 36

Workers profile

Chaunthara has 62% (260) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 61% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chaunthara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 62 47 15 38
Male 63 50 14 37
Female 61 44 17 39