Chaura Village, with population of 223 is Ghansali sub district's the 95th least 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 69th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 191 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tehri and distance from Chaura village to Tehri is 77 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 77 km away.


The village is home to 223 people, among them 97 (43%) are male and 126 (57%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chaura village is 10%, among them 39% are boys and 61% are girls. There are 55 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 244. Female population growth rate of the village is -8% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of -9.3%. General caste population has decreased by -9.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4.9% and child population has decreased by -47.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1299 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1260, in schedule caste is 1417. There are 1556 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 643 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 152 people in the village are literate, among them 80 are male and 72 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chaura is 76%. 91% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Chaura has 39% (87) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 31% male and 45% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.