Chauntra is a Block placed in Mandi district in Himachal Pradesh. Positioned in rural part of Himachal Pradesh, it is one of the 10 blocks of Mandi district. As per the government register, the block code of Chauntra is 30. The block has 278 villages and there are total 17212 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chauntra's population is 71917. Out of this, 33851 are males while the females count 38066 here. This block has 7751 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 4073 are boys and 3678 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chauntra block is 73%. 52630 out of total 71917 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 80% as 27246 males out of total 33851 are literate while female literacy rate is 66% as 25384 out of total 38066 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Chauntra block is 26%. Here 19287 out of total 71917 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 6605 males out of total 33851 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 33% and 12682 out of total 38066 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Chauntra block is 40790 while 31127 are un-employed. And out of 40790 employed people 4802 persons are totally reliant on cultivation.