Cheran Chikal Population - East Garo Hills, Meghalaya

Cheran Chikal is a medium size village located in Dambo Rongjeng Block of East Garo Hills district, Meghalaya with total 57 families residing. The Cheran Chikal village has population of 309 of which 155 are males while 154 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Cheran Chikal village population of children with age 0-6 is 42 which makes up 13.59 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Cheran Chikal village is 994 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Cheran Chikal as per census is 615, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Cheran Chikal village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Cheran Chikal village was 77.15 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Cheran Chikal Male literacy stands at 78.29 % while female literacy rate was 76.09 %.

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

Cheran Chikal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 57 - -
Population 309 155 154
Child (0-6) 42 26 16
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 302 153 149
Literacy 77.15 % 78.29 % 76.09 %
Total Workers 117 61 56
Main Worker 68 - -
Marginal Worker 49 5 44

Caste Factor

In Cheran Chikal village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 97.73 % of total population in Cheran Chikal village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Cheran Chikal village of East Garo Hills.

Work Profile

In Cheran Chikal village out of total population, 117 were engaged in work activities. 58.12 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.88 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 117 workers engaged in Main Work, 68 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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