Chaura Village, with population of 390 is Ghansali sub district's the 128th most populous village, located in Ghansali sub district of Tehri Garhwal district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Chaura village is 1 km2 and it is the 108th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 736 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Chaura village to Tehri is 76 km. Pin code of Chaura village is 249155. The village comes under Chaura panchayat. Ghansali is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 17 km. District head quarter of the village is New Tehri which is 76 km away.


The village is home to 390 people, among them 193 (49%) are male and 197 (51%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaura village is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 78 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 39.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 279. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.6% which is -43.4% lower than male population growth rate of 65%. General caste population has increased by 39.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 42.1% and child population has increased by 29.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1028, in schedule caste is 929. There are 886 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 364 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 247 people in the village are literate, among them 145 are male and 102 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaura is 76%. 92% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Workers profile

Chaura has 53% (206) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 57% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 36% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 54% are marginal workers.