Bastar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Chhattisgarh) - Census 2011

Bastar district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 1,413,199 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 698,487 are males while 714,712 are females. In 2011 there were total 311,538 families residing in Bastar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bastar district is 1,023.

Bastar district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.7% people lives in Urban areas while 86.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.7% while that in the rural areas is 49.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bastar district is 978 while that of Rural areas is 1,031.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bastar district is 216713 which is 15% of the total population. There are 108662 male children and 108051 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bastar is 994 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,023) of Bastar district.

The total literacy rate of Bastar district is 54.4%. The male literacy rate is 54.74% and the female literacy rate is 37.57% in Bastar district.

Population
1,413,199
Literacy
54.4%
Sex Ratio
1,023

To facilitate the administration, Bastar district is further divided into 12 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bastar Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bastar district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 216,713 108,662 108,051
Literacy 54.4% 54.74% 37.57%
Scheduled Caste 37,963 18,815 19,148
Scheduled Tribe 931,780 456,841 474,939
Illiterate 762,336 316,152 446,184

Caste-wise Population - Bastar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 65.9% of total population in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 37,963 18,815 19,148
Schedule Tribe 931,780 456,841 474,939

Religion-wise Population - Bastar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,277,975 (90.43%) 631,904 646,071
Muslim 12,413 (0.88%) 6,447 5,966
Christian 27,951 (1.98%) 13,565 14,386
Sikh 2,099 (0.15%) 1,113 986
Buddhist 985 (0.07%) 506 479
Jain 3,466 (0.25%) 1,784 1,682
Other Religion 86,925 (6.15%) 42,438 44,487
No Religion Specified 1,385 (0.1%) 730 655

Literacy Rate - Bastar district

The total literacy rate of Bastar district was 54.4% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 650,863 literates, males were 382,335 while females were 268,528. Also the male literacy rate was 64.82% and the female literacy rate was 44.26% in Bastar district.

  Bastar district Chhattisgarh
Female 44.26% 60.24%
Male 64.82% 80.27%
Total 54.4% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Bastar district

The Sex Ratio of Bastar district is 1,023 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,023 females in Bastar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 994 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Bastar district.


Population Density - Bastar district

The total area of Bastar district is 10,470 km2. Thus the density of Bastar district is 135 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 177 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,293 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bastar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bastar, 13.69% people lived in urban regions while 86.31% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 193,494 out of which 97,835 were males while remaining 95,659 were females. In rural areas of Bastar, male population was 600,652 while female population was 619,053.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bastar was 978 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bastar was 933 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bastar were 22,392 which is 11.57% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bastar was 1,031 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bastar was 1,002 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bastar for urban regions was 81.71 percent in which males were 88.62% literate while female literacy stood at 74.68%. The total literate population of Bastar was 650,863. Similarly in rural areas of Bastar, the average literacy rate was 49.84 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 60.75% and 39.32% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bastar were 511,057.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.31% 13.69%
Total population 1,219,705 193,494
Male population 600,652 97,835
Female population 619,053 95,659
Sex ratio 1,031 978
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 1,002 933
Child population 194,321 22,392
Literates 511,057 139,806
Average literacy 49.84% 81.71%
Male literacy 60.75% 88.62%
Female literacy 39.32% 74.68%

Child Population - Bastar district

According to Census 2011, there were 216,713 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bastar district. Out of which 108,662 were male while 108,051 were female.


Working Population - Bastar district

In Bastar district out of total population, 726,531 were engaged in work activities. 54.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 726,531 workers engaged in Main Work, 195,389 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 83,458 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 394,824 287,983 106,841
Cultivators 195,389 149,625 45,764
Agriculture Labourer 83,458 49,523 33,935
Household Industries 7,056 4,775 2,281
Other Workers 108,921 84,060 24,861
Marginal Workers 331,707 116,381 215,326
Non Working 686,668 294,123 392,545

Bastar district Map


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