Chontha is a village situated in Pathalgora block of Chatra district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 224 families residing in the village Chontha. The total population of Chontha is 1,040 out of which 550 are males and 490 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chontha is 891.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chontha village is 159 which is 15% of the total population. There are 84 male children and 75 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chontha is 893 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (891) of Chontha village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chontha is 67.8%. Thus Chontha village has higher literacy rate compared to 48.9% of Chatra district. The male literacy rate is 81.76% and the female literacy rate is 52.05% in Chontha village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chontha village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Chontha village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Chontha village.
In Chontha village out of total population, 565 were engaged in work activities. 49.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.6% 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.
Below are the list of villages near Chontha village in Pathalgora.