Chaukia Population, Caste, Working Data Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - Census 2011

Chaukia is a village situated in Chaupal tehsil of Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 71 families residing in the village Chaukia. The total population of Chaukia is 350 out of which 187 are males and 163 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chaukia is 872.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Chaukia village is 25 which is 7% of the total population. There are 15 male children and 10 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chaukia is 667 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (872) of Chaukia village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chaukia is 80.9%. Thus Chaukia village has a higher literacy rate compared to 75.3% of Shimla district. The male literacy rate is 86.63% and the female literacy rate is 74.51% in Chaukia village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chaukia village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Chaukia Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Chaukia village.

Total Male Female
Children 25 15 10
Literacy 80.92% 86.63% 74.51%
Scheduled Caste 267 140 127
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 87 38 49

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 76.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Chaukia village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Chaukia village out of total population, 226 were engaged in work activities. 44.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 226 workers engaged in Main Work, 83 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 101 93 8
Cultivators 83 78 5
Other Workers 18 15 3
Marginal Workers 125 26 99
Non Working 124 68 56

Map of Chaukia, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Nearby Villages to Chaukia, Chaupal

Below are the list of villages near Chaukia village in Chaupal.

Village Population
Jai Garh 210
Chaupal - I 2
Bodna 374
Chaupal - II 96
Berag 93
Lakha Wati 167
Bamrar 69
Dhanout 176
Rarth 79
Lal Pani 234