Chenga is a Block placed in Barpeta district in Assam. Placed in urban part of Assam, it is one of the 12 blocks of Barpeta district. According to the government register, the block number of Chenga is 32. The block has 57 villages and there are total 22294 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chenga's population is 112500. Out of this, 57643 are males whereas the females count 54857 here. This block has 20546 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 10463 are boys and 10083 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chenga block is 47%. 52974 out of total 112500 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 51% as 29785 males out of total 57643 are educated however female literacy rate is 42% as 23189 out of total 54857 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Chenga block is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 59526 out of total 112500 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 48% as 27858 males out of total 57643 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 57% and 31668 out of total 54857 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Chenga block is 42043 while 70457 are non-working. And out of 42043 working person 12221 persons are totally dependent on cultivation.