Chani Village, with population of 594 is Ghansali sub district's the 58th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Chani village is 2 km2 and it is the 32nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 381 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Srinagar and distance from Chani village to Srinagar is 89 km. Pin code of Chani village is 249155. The village comes under Chani panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 29 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 89 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 594 people, among them 271 (46%) are male and 323 (54%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chani village is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 129 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 594 420 174 0 72
Male 271 182 89 0 38
Female 323 238 85 0 34

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 559. Female population growth rate of the village is 2.9% which is -7.7% lower than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 6.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.8% and child population has decreased by -30.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.3% 6.9% 4.8% 0% -30.1%
Male 10.6% 13% 6% 0% -25.5%
Female 2.9% 2.6% 3.7% 0% -34.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1192 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1308, in schedule caste is 955. There are 895 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 90 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 125 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chani

Total General SC ST Child
Change -90 -133 -21 0 -125
2011 1192 1308 955 0 895
2001 1282 1441 976 0 1020

Literacy

Total 396 people in the village are literate, among them 207 are male and 189 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chani is 76%. 89% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chani

Total Male Female
Change 14.7% 3.7% 21.9%
2011 75.9% 88.8% 65.4%
2001 61.2% 85.1% 43.5%

Workers profile

Chani has 43% (253) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 37% male and 48% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 39% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chani

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.6% 14.3% 28.3% 57.4%
Male 36.5% 20.7% 15.9% 63.5%
Female 47.7% 9% 38.7% 52.3%