Chalam Population - Khunti, Jharkhand

Chalam is a medium size village located in Khunti Block of Khunti district, Jharkhand with total 146 families residing. The Chalam village has population of 761 of which 371 are males while 390 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chalam village population of children with age 0-6 is 147 which makes up 19.32 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chalam village is 1051 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Chalam as per census is 1227, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Chalam village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Chalam village was 57.98 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Chalam Male literacy stands at 72.46 % while female literacy rate was 43.69 %.

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

Chalam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 146 - -
Population 761 371 390
Child (0-6) 147 66 81
Schedule Caste 161 87 74
Schedule Tribe 396 185 211
Literacy 57.98 % 72.46 % 43.69 %
Total Workers 400 203 197
Main Worker 46 - -
Marginal Worker 354 169 185

Caste Factor

In Chalam village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 52.04 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 21.16 % of total population in Chalam village.

Work Profile

In Chalam village out of total population, 400 were engaged in work activities. 11.50 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 88.50 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 400 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 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