Chewara is a Block placed in Sheikhpura district in Bihar. Located in rural part of Bihar, it is one of the 6 blocks of Sheikhpura district. As per the government register, the block code of Chewara is 364. The block has 39 villages and there are total 11847 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chewara's population is 73267. Out of this, 37362 are males whereas the females count 35905 here. This block has 14777 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 7548 are boys and 7229 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chewara block is 48%. 35810 out of total 73267 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 57% as 21350 males out of total 37362 are literate while female literacy ratio is 40% as 14460 out of total 35905 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Chewara block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 37457 out of total 73267 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 42% as 16012 males out of total 37362 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 59% and 21445 out of total 35905 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Chewara block is 27424 yet 45843 are un-employed. And out of 27424 occupied person 6885 individuals are totally dependent on farming.