Chandrapur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has total population of 2,204,307 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,123,834 are males while 1,080,473 are females. In 2011 there were total 536,686 families residing in Chandrapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chandrapur district is 961.

Chandrapur district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 35.2% people lives in Urban areas while 64.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.2% while that in the rural areas is 75.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chandrapur district is 950 while that of Rural areas is 968.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chandrapur district is 231316 which is 10% of the total population. There are 118471 male children and 112845 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chandrapur is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (961) of Chandrapur district.

The total literacy rate of Chandrapur district is 80.01%. The male literacy rate is 77.64% and the female literacy rate is 65.35% in Chandrapur district.

Population
2,204,307
Literacy
80.01%
Sex Ratio
961

To facilitate the administration, Chandrapur district is further divided into 15 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Chandrapur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 231,316 118,471 112,845
Literacy 80.01% 77.64% 65.35%
Scheduled Caste 348,365 176,898 171,467
Scheduled Tribe 389,441 196,753 192,688
Illiterate 625,692 251,269 374,423

Caste-wise Population - Chandrapur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 17.7% of total population in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 348,365 176,898 171,467
Schedule Tribe 389,441 196,753 192,688

Religion-wise Population - Chandrapur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,780,085 (80.75%) 908,603 871,482
Muslim 92,297 (4.19%) 46,740 45,557
Christian 10,701 (0.49%) 5,308 5,393
Sikh 5,251 (0.24%) 2,764 2,487
Buddhist 286,734 (13.01%) 145,664 141,070
Jain 3,861 (0.18%) 2,006 1,855
Other Religion 23,188 (1.05%) 11,608 11,580
No Religion Specified 2,190 (0.1%) 1,141 1,049

Literacy Rate - Chandrapur district

The total literacy rate of Chandrapur district was 80.01% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,578,615 literates, males were 872,565 while females were 706,050. Also the male literacy rate was 86.79% and the female literacy rate was 72.97% in Chandrapur district.

  Chandrapur district Maharashtra
Female 72.97% 75.87%
Male 86.79% 88.38%
Total 80.01% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Chandrapur district

The Sex Ratio of Chandrapur district is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Chandrapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Chandrapur district.


Population Density - Chandrapur district

The total area of Chandrapur district is 11,443 km2. Thus the density of Chandrapur district is 193 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 291 sq. km. area is under urban region while 11,152 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Chandrapur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chandrapur, 35.18% people lived in urban regions while 64.82% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 775,378 out of which 397,728 were males while remaining 377,650 were females. In rural areas of Chandrapur, male population was 726,106 while female population was 702,823.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chandrapur was 950 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chandrapur was 930 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chandrapur were 76,851 which is 9.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chandrapur was 968 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chandrapur was 964 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Chandrapur for urban regions was 88.22 percent in which males were 92.47% literate while female literacy stood at 83.75%. The total literate population of Chandrapur was 1,578,615. Similarly in rural areas of Chandrapur, the average literacy rate was 75.51 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.65% and 67.11% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chandrapur were 962,394.

Rural Urban
Population % 64.82% 35.18%
Total population 1,428,929 775,378
Male population 726,106 397,728
Female population 702,823 377,650
Sex ratio 968 950
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 964 930
Child population 154,465 76,851
Literates 962,394 616,221
Average literacy 75.51% 88.22%
Male literacy 83.65% 92.47%
Female literacy 67.11% 83.75%

Child Population - Chandrapur district

According to Census 2011, there were 231,316 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chandrapur district. Out of which 118,471 were male while 112,845 were female.


Working Population - Chandrapur district

In Chandrapur district out of total population, 1,058,172 were engaged in work activities. 76% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,058,172 workers engaged in Main Work, 192,568 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 303,057 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 804,433 536,752 267,681
Cultivators 192,568 125,517 67,051
Agriculture Labourer 303,057 158,251 144,806
Household Industries 16,174 11,759 4,415
Other Workers 292,634 241,225 51,409
Marginal Workers 253,739 111,813 141,926
Non Working 1,146,135 475,269 670,866

Chandrapur district Map


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