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As of 2001[update] India census, Chandameta-Butaria had a population of 16,937. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Chandameta-Butaria has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 77% and female literacy of 64%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The social characteristics bear good relations between people of Hindus, Muslims and Christians. This was because the organizational culture was fostered by Western Coal Fields Limited which was served by people from many parts of the country who settled here, forming a mixed culture.[original research?] The Flower Vale school is situated here. Kendriya vidyalaya school is situated here. This town is situated around the hills. The largest school is the Govt. H. Sec. school.
Places to visit in the area include:
- Chandshah vali tekri (named after Chadnsha Vali shrine), has an old Shiva temple along with some other temples. This hill can be seen from most of the parts of the town and point out the temple and Shrine at the same place.
- Sinh Vahini Durga mandir is where most of the local people go for daily worship.
- Other places in the town include the Dadaji Samadhi Temple, Kherapati mandir, Singhvahini mandir, Chandshah vali- Chandramoulishwar mandir, and Pankaj Stadium.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.