Cherchata is a village situated in Paparahandi block of Nabarangapur district in Odisha. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 308 families residing in the village Cherchata. The total population of Cherchata is 1,408 out of which 697 are males and 711 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Cherchata is 1,020.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Cherchata village is 289 which is 21% of the total population. There are 143 male children and 146 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Cherchata is 1,021 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Cherchata village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Cherchata is 38.1%. Thus Cherchata village has lower literacy rate compared to 38.5% of Nabarangapur district. The male literacy rate is 49.1% and the female literacy rate is 27.26% in Cherchata village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Cherchata 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 Cherchata village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 82.5% of total population in Cherchata village.
In Cherchata village out of total population, 775 were engaged in work activities. 46.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 775 workers engaged in Main Work, 273 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 80 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Cherchata village in Paparahandi.