Chegur Village, with population of 7832 is Kothur sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Kothur sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Chegur village is 31 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 250 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Mahbubnagar and distance from Chegur village to Mahbubnagar is 64 km. The village comes under Chegur panchayat. Kothur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 64 km away.
The village is home to 7832 people, among them 4090 (52%) are male and 3742 (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chegur village is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1857 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 4.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7478. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.6% which is -2.2% lower than male population growth rate of 5.8%. General caste population has increased by 5.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.1% and child population has decreased by -8.3% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 976 and in schedule tribe is 886. There are 866 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 54 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 3816 people in the village are literate, among them 2344 are male and 1472 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chegur is 56%. 66% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.
Chegur has 51% (4009) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 48% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.