Chennaithodi Village, with population of 2064 is Bantval sub district's the 15th least populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Chennaithodi village is 9 km2 and it is the 31st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 241 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Chennaithodi village to Bantval is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chennaithodi village is 574324. The village comes under Chennaithodi panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 45 km away. 0.4 square kilometer (5%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2064 people, among them 986 (48%) are male and 1078 (52%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chennaithodi village is 10%, among them 44% are boys and 56% are girls. There are 429 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 11.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1848. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.2% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 10.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.1% and child population has decreased by -4.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1093 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1070, in schedule caste is 1650 and in schedule tribe is 1059. There are 1295 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 359 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1639 people in the village are literate, among them 839 are male and 800 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chennaithodi is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Chennaithodi has 53% (1102) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 44% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.