Chawashera Village, with population of 740 is Ghansali sub district's the 36th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Chawashera village is 0 km2 and it is the 5th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 14800 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Chawashera village to Tehri is 75 km. Pin code of Chawashera village is 249155. The village comes under Chawashera panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 75 km away.


The village is home to 740 people, among them 397 (54%) are male and 343 (46%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chawashera village is 12%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 163 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 644. Female population growth rate of the village is 51.8% which is 56.8% higher than male population growth rate of -5%. General caste population has increased by 11.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 69% and child population has increased by 7.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 864 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 849, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 2500. There are 1068 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 323 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 297 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 586 people in the village are literate, among them 339 are male and 247 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chawashera is 90%. 96% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Workers profile

Chawashera has 28% (209) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 3% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.