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Chontha Population - Chatra, Jharkhand

Chontha is a medium size village located in Pathalgora Block of Chatra district, Jharkhand with total 224 families residing. The Chontha village has population of 1040 of which 550 are males while 490 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chontha village population of children with age 0-6 is 159 which makes up 15.29 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chontha village is 891 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Chontha as per census is 893, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Chontha village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Chontha village was 67.76 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Chontha Male literacy stands at 81.76 % while female literacy rate was 52.05 %.

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

Chontha Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 224 - -
Population 1,040 550 490
Child (0-6) 159 84 75
Schedule Caste 261 140 121
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 67.76 % 81.76 % 52.05 %
Total Workers 565 285 280
Main Worker 279 - -
Marginal Worker 286 45 241

Caste Factor

Chontha village of Chatra has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.10 % of total population in Chontha village. The village Chontha currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Chontha village out of total population, 565 were engaged in work activities. 49.38 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.62 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 565 workers engaged in Main Work, 225 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 39 were Agricultural labourer.