Chandal is a village situated in Bani tehsil of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 365 families residing in the village Chandal. The total population of Chandal is 2,077 out of which 1,078 are males and 999 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chandal is 927.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chandal village is 340 which is 16% of the total population. There are 173 male children and 167 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chandal is 965 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (927) of Chandal village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chandal is 57%. Thus Chandal village has lower literacy rate compared to 63.1% of Kathua district. The male literacy rate is 71.16% and the female literacy rate is 41.59% in Chandal village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chandal 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 Chandal village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.8% of total population in Chandal village.
In Chandal village out of total population, 607 were engaged in work activities. 91.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 607 workers engaged in Main Work, 427 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Chandal village in Bani.