Chavara is a Block situated in Kollam district in Kerala. Situated in urban region of Kerala, it is one of the 14 blocks of Kollam district. As per the administration register, the block code of Chavara is 130. The block has 6 villages and there are total 41695 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chavara's population is 169546. Out of this, 81187 are males while the females count 88359 here. This block has 17474 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8880 are boys and 8594 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chavara block is 84%. 143088 out of total 169546 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 85% as 69566 males out of total 81187 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 83% as 73522 out of total 88359 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Chavara block is 15%. Here 26458 out of total 169546 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 11621 males out of total 81187 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 16% and 14837 out of total 88359 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Chavara block is 54676 still 114870 are un-employed. And out of 54676 employed people 916 peoples are entirely dependent on farming.