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Chilia Population - Katihar, Bihar

Chilia is a medium size village located in Balrampur Block of Katihar district, Bihar with total 49 families residing. The Chilia village has population of 254 of which 128 are males while 126 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chilia village population of children with age 0-6 is 57 which makes up 22.44 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chilia village is 984 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Chilia as per census is 900, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Chilia village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Chilia village was 45.18 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Chilia Male literacy stands at 55.10 % while female literacy rate was 35.35 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chilia village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Chilia village.

Chilia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 49 - -
Population 254 128 126
Child (0-6) 57 30 27
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 120 57 63
Literacy 45.18 % 55.10 % 35.35 %
Total Workers 61 56 5
Main Worker 21 - -
Marginal Worker 40 35 5

Caste Factor

In Chilia village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 47.24 % of total population in Chilia village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chilia village of Katihar.

Work Profile

In Chilia village out of total population, 61 were engaged in work activities. 34.43 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 65.57 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61 workers engaged in Main Work, 16 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.