Chowki is a Block placed in Rajnandgaon district in Chhattisgarh. Situated in rural part of Chhattisgarh, it is one of the 9 blocks of Rajnandgaon district. As per the administration records, the block number of Chowki is 78. The block has 154 villages and there are total 20938 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chowki's population is 98445. Out of this, 47929 are males whereas the females count 50516 here. This block has 12035 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 6036 are boys and 5999 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chowki block is 67%. 66565 out of total 98445 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 76% as 36727 males out of total 47929 are literate however female literacy rate is 59% as 29838 out of total 50516 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Chowki block is 32%. Here 31880 out of total 98445 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 23% as 11202 males out of total 47929 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 40% and 20678 out of total 50516 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Chowki block is 56392 yet 42053 are un-employed. And out of 56392 working individual 15810 individuals are totally reliant on agriculture.