Chawan Village, with population of 6419 is Luni sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Chawan village is 29 km2 and it is the 5th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 219 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Chawan which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Chawan village to Jodhpur is 36 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Chawan village is 342802. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 36 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6419 people, among them 3238 (50%) are male and 3181 (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chawan village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1186 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chawan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,419 4,987 1,387 45 986
Male 3,238 2,502 714 22 529
Female 3,181 2,485 673 23 457

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5604. Female population growth rate of the village is 17% which is 4.8% higher than male population growth rate of 12.2%. General caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 104.5% and child population has decreased by -2.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chawan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.5% 16% 8.1% 104.5% -2.4%
Male 12.2% 13.5% 6.6% 83.3% 3.7%
Female 17% 18.6% 9.8% 130% -8.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 993, in schedule caste is 943 and in schedule tribe is 1045. There are 864 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 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 116 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chawan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 40 42 28 212 -116
2011 982 993 943 1045 864
2001 942 951 915 833 980

Literacy

Total 3564 people in the village are literate, among them 2179 are male and 1385 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chawan is 66%. 80% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chawan

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% -1.0% 8.3%
2011 65.6% 80.4% 50.8%
2001 62.6% 81.4% 42.5%

Workers profile

Chawan has 42% (2679) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 33% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 22% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chawan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.7% 25.6% 16.1% 58.3%
Male 50.6% 40.7% 9.9% 49.4%
Female 32.7% 10.2% 22.5% 67.3%