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

Korba district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 1,206,640 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 612,915 are males while 593,725 are females. In 2011 there were total 280,073 families residing in Korba district. The Average Sex Ratio of Korba district is 969.

Korba district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 37% people lives in Urban areas while 63% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.7% while that in the rural areas is 65.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Korba district is 928 while that of Rural areas is 993.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Korba district is 172016 which is 14% of the total population. There are 87487 male children and 84529 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Korba is 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (969) of Korba district.

The total literacy rate of Korba district is 72.37%. The male literacy rate is 70.71% and the female literacy rate is 53.12% in Korba district.

Population
1,206,640
Literacy
72.37%
Sex Ratio
969

To facilitate the administration, Korba district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Korba Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 172,016 87,487 84,529
Literacy 72.37% 70.71% 53.12%
Scheduled Caste 124,679 63,446 61,233
Scheduled Tribe 493,559 246,323 247,236
Illiterate 457,881 179,524 278,357

Caste-wise Population - Korba district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 40.9% of total population in Korba district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 124,679 63,446 61,233
Schedule Tribe 493,559 246,323 247,236

Religion-wise Population - Korba district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,133,176 (93.91%) 575,717 557,459
Muslim 30,195 (2.5%) 15,378 14,817
Christian 21,059 (1.75%) 10,621 10,438
Sikh 3,666 (0.3%) 1,953 1,713
Buddhist 897 (0.07%) 479 418
Jain 753 (0.06%) 382 371
Other Religion 15,649 (1.3%) 7,846 7,803
No Religion Specified 1,245 (0.1%) 539 706

Literacy Rate - Korba district

The total literacy rate of Korba district was 72.37% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 748,759 literates, males were 433,391 while females were 315,368. Also the male literacy rate was 82.48% and the female literacy rate was 61.93% in Korba district.

  Korba district Chhattisgarh
Female 61.93% 60.24%
Male 82.48% 80.27%
Total 72.37% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Korba district

The Sex Ratio of Korba district is 969 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 969 females in Korba district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 969 ) of Korba district.


Population Density - Korba district

The total area of Korba district is 6,598 km2. Thus the density of Korba district is 183 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 277 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,322 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Korba district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Korba, 36.99% people lived in urban regions while 63.01% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 446,290 out of which 231,491 were males while remaining 214,799 were females. In rural areas of Korba, male population was 381,424 while female population was 378,926.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Korba was 928 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Korba was 937 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Korba were 56,574 which is 12.68% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Korba was 993 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Korba was 981 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Korba for urban regions was 83.65 percent in which males were 90.73% literate while female literacy stood at 76.02%. The total literate population of Korba was 748,759. Similarly in rural areas of Korba, the average literacy rate was 65.55 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 77.32% and 53.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Korba were 422,750.

Rural Urban
Population % 63.01% 36.99%
Total population 760,350 446,290
Male population 381,424 231,491
Female population 378,926 214,799
Sex ratio 993 928
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 981 937
Child population 115,442 56,574
Literates 422,750 326,009
Average literacy 65.55% 83.65%
Male literacy 77.32% 90.73%
Female literacy 53.73% 76.02%

Child Population - Korba district

According to Census 2011, there were 172,016 children between age 0 to 6 years in Korba district. Out of which 87,487 were male while 84,529 were female.


Working Population - Korba district

In Korba district out of total population, 521,186 were engaged in work activities. 67.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 521,186 workers engaged in Main Work, 89,644 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 94,589 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 350,314 260,251 90,063
Cultivators 89,644 66,074 23,570
Agriculture Labourer 94,589 55,088 39,501
Household Industries 5,496 3,835 1,661
Other Workers 160,585 135,254 25,331
Marginal Workers 170,872 73,078 97,794
Non Working 685,454 279,586 405,868

Korba district Map


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