Chanan Population - Saharsa, Bihar

Chanan is a large village located in Salkhua Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 744 families residing. The Chanan village has population of 3958 of which 2094 are males while 1864 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chanan village population of children with age 0-6 is 912 which makes up 23.04 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chanan village is 890 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Chanan as per census is 904, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Chanan village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Chanan village was 34.11 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Chanan Male literacy stands at 46.63 % while female literacy rate was 19.99 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chanan 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 Chanan village.

Chanan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 744 - -
Population 3,958 2,094 1,864
Child (0-6) 912 479 433
Schedule Caste 520 274 246
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 34.11 % 46.63 % 19.99 %
Total Workers 1,444 907 537
Main Worker 1,319 - -
Marginal Worker 125 95 30

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.14 % of total population in Chanan village. The village Chanan currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Chanan village out of total population, 1444 were engaged in work activities. 91.34 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.66 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1444 workers engaged in Main Work, 641 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 537 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149