Chheela Village, with population of 2181 is Phalodi sub district's the 49th most populous village, located in Phalodi sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chheela village is 16 km2 and it is the 129th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 138 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Chheela which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Phalodi and distance from Chheela village to Phalodi is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chheela village is 342301. Phalodi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 122 km away. 0.46 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 2181 people, among them 1155 (53%) are male and 1026 (47%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 46% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chheela village is 21%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 459 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chheela

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,181 1,146 1,013 22 450
Male 1,155 607 534 14 228
Female 1,026 539 479 8 222

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2375. Female population growth rate of the village is -8.6% which is -0.9% lower than male population growth rate of -7.7%. General caste population has decreased by -13.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -4% and child population has decreased by -6.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chheela

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8 -13 -4 0 -6
Male -8 -13 -4 0 -13
Female -9 -14 -4 0 2

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 888, in schedule caste is 897 and in schedule tribe is 571. There are 974 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 139 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chheela

Total General SC ST Child
Change -9 -9 0 571 139
2011 888 888 897 571 974
2001 897 897 897 0 835

Literacy

Total 1296 people in the village are literate, among them 795 are male and 501 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chheela is 75%. 86% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -14%. Male literacy has gone down by -9% and female literacy rate has gone down by -20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chheela

Total Male Female
Change -14 -9 -19
2011 75 86 62
2001 89 95 82

Workers profile

Chheela has 33% (720) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 19% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chheela

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33 30 3 67
Male 46 44 2 55
Female 19 15 4 81