Chauhara is a Block situated in Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh. Located in rural part of Himachal Pradesh, it is one among the 10 blocks of Shimla district. As per the administration register, the block code of Chauhara is 74. The block has 172 villages and there are total 10304 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chauhara's population is 52514. Out of this, 27166 are males while the females count 25348 here. This block has 6093 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 3215 are boys and 2878 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chauhara block is 61%. 32368 out of total 52514 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 70% as 19037 males out of total 27166 are educated while female literacy rate is 52% as 13331 out of total 25348 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Chauhara block is 38%. Here 20146 out of total 52514 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 8129 males out of total 27166 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 47% and 12017 out of total 25348 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Chauhara block is 28514 however 24000 are non-working. And out of 28514 occupied person 14835 individuals are totally reliant on cultivation.