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

Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 799,781 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 397,897 are males while 401,884 are females. In 2011 there were total 170,951 families residing in Dhamtari district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhamtari district is 1,010.

Dhamtari district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.7% people lives in Urban areas while 81.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.3% while that in the rural areas is 77%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhamtari district is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 1,012.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhamtari district is 101909 which is 13% of the total population. There are 51652 male children and 50257 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhamtari is 973 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,010) of Dhamtari district.

The total literacy rate of Dhamtari district is 78.36%. The male literacy rate is 76.38% and the female literacy rate is 60.44% in Dhamtari district.

Population
799,781
Literacy
78.36%
Sex Ratio
1,010

To facilitate the administration, Dhamtari district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Dhamtari Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 101,909 51,652 50,257
Literacy 78.36% 76.38% 60.44%
Scheduled Caste 58,581 28,887 29,694
Scheduled Tribe 207,633 102,058 105,575
Illiterate 252,948 93,973 158,975

Caste-wise Population - Dhamtari district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 26% of total population in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 58,581 28,887 29,694
Schedule Tribe 207,633 102,058 105,575

Religion-wise Population - Dhamtari district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 777,188 (97.18%) 386,527 390,661
Muslim 10,425 (1.3%) 5,325 5,100
Christian 2,644 (0.33%) 1,294 1,350
Sikh 1,196 (0.15%) 597 599
Buddhist 667 (0.08%) 323 344
Jain 3,612 (0.45%) 1,856 1,756
Other Religion 3,685 (0.46%) 1,786 1,899
No Religion Specified 364 (0.05%) 189 175

Literacy Rate - Dhamtari district

The total literacy rate of Dhamtari district was 78.36% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 546,833 literates, males were 303,924 while females were 242,909. Also the male literacy rate was 87.78% and the female literacy rate was 69.08% in Dhamtari district.

  Dhamtari district Chhattisgarh
Female 69.08% 60.24%
Male 87.78% 80.27%
Total 78.36% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Dhamtari district

The Sex Ratio of Dhamtari district is 1,010 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,010 females in Dhamtari district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 973 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,010 ) of Dhamtari district.


Population Density - Dhamtari district

The total area of Dhamtari district is 4,084 km2. Thus the density of Dhamtari district is 196 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 98 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,986 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dhamtari district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dhamtari, 18.65% people lived in urban regions while 81.35% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 149,195 out of which 74,477 were males while remaining 74,718 were females. In rural areas of Dhamtari, male population was 323,420 while female population was 327,166.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dhamtari was 1,003 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dhamtari was 968 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dhamtari were 17,450 which is 11.7% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dhamtari was 1,012 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dhamtari was 974 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dhamtari for urban regions was 84.26 percent in which males were 91.26% literate while female literacy stood at 77.32%. The total literate population of Dhamtari was 546,833. Similarly in rural areas of Dhamtari, the average literacy rate was 76.98 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.96% and 67.17% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhamtari were 435,825.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.35% 18.65%
Total population 650,586 149,195
Male population 323,420 74,477
Female population 327,166 74,718
Sex ratio 1,012 1,003
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 974 968
Child population 84,459 17,450
Literates 435,825 111,008
Average literacy 76.98% 84.26%
Male literacy 86.96% 91.26%
Female literacy 67.17% 77.32%

Child Population - Dhamtari district

According to Census 2011, there were 101,909 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhamtari district. Out of which 51,652 were male while 50,257 were female.


Working Population - Dhamtari district

In Dhamtari district out of total population, 402,895 were engaged in work activities. 83.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 402,895 workers engaged in Main Work, 121,639 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 135,855 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 335,368 202,027 133,341
Cultivators 121,639 73,750 47,889
Agriculture Labourer 135,855 68,566 67,289
Household Industries 6,405 3,403 3,002
Other Workers 71,469 56,308 15,161
Marginal Workers 67,527 24,355 43,172
Non Working 396,886 171,515 225,371

Dhamtari district Map


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