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

Koriya district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 658,917 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 334,737 are males while 324,180 are females. In 2011 there were total 153,274 families residing in Koriya district. The Average Sex Ratio of Koriya district is 968.

Koriya district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.2% people lives in Urban areas while 68.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.5% while that in the rural areas is 65.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Koriya district is 930 while that of Rural areas is 987.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Koriya district is 95784 which is 15% of the total population. There are 48666 male children and 47118 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Koriya is 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (968) of Koriya district.

The total literacy rate of Koriya district is 70.64%. The male literacy rate is 68.69% and the female literacy rate is 51.79% in Koriya district.

Population
658,917
Literacy
70.64%
Sex Ratio
968

To facilitate the administration, Koriya 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.

Koriya Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 95,784 48,666 47,118
Literacy 70.64% 68.69% 51.79%
Scheduled Caste 54,776 27,682 27,094
Scheduled Tribe 304,280 152,659 151,621
Illiterate 261,094 104,814 156,280

Caste-wise Population - Koriya district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 46.2% of total population in Koriya district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 54,776 27,682 27,094
Schedule Tribe 304,280 152,659 151,621

Religion-wise Population - Koriya district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 604,259 (91.7%) 306,769 297,490
Muslim 25,878 (3.93%) 13,422 12,456
Christian 9,398 (1.43%) 4,735 4,663
Sikh 1,391 (0.21%) 752 639
Buddhist 84 (0.01%) 41 43
Jain 1,155 (0.18%) 600 555
Other Religion 15,474 (2.35%) 7,841 7,633
No Religion Specified 1,278 (0.19%) 577 701

Literacy Rate - Koriya district

The total literacy rate of Koriya district was 70.64% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 397,823 literates, males were 229,923 while females were 167,900. Also the male literacy rate was 80.37% and the female literacy rate was 60.6% in Koriya district.

  Koriya district Chhattisgarh
Female 60.6% 60.24%
Male 80.37% 80.27%
Total 70.64% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Koriya district

The Sex Ratio of Koriya district is 968 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 968 females in Koriya district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 968 ) of Koriya district.


Population Density - Koriya district

The total area of Koriya district is 6,604 km2. Thus the density of Koriya district is 100 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 312 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,292 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Koriya district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Koriya, 31.16% people lived in urban regions while 68.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 205,299 out of which 106,399 were males while remaining 98,900 were females. In rural areas of Koriya, male population was 228,338 while female population was 225,280.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Koriya was 930 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Koriya was 911 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Koriya were 22,870 which is 11.14% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Koriya was 987 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Koriya was 987 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Koriya for urban regions was 81.49 percent in which males were 89.03% literate while female literacy stood at 73.41%. The total literate population of Koriya was 397,823. Similarly in rural areas of Koriya, the average literacy rate was 65.45 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.11% and 54.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Koriya were 249,156.

Rural Urban
Population % 68.84% 31.16%
Total population 453,618 205,299
Male population 228,338 106,399
Female population 225,280 98,900
Sex ratio 987 930
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 987 911
Child population 72,914 22,870
Literates 249,156 148,667
Average literacy 65.45% 81.49%
Male literacy 76.11% 89.03%
Female literacy 54.64% 73.41%

Child Population - Koriya district

According to Census 2011, there were 95,784 children between age 0 to 6 years in Koriya district. Out of which 48,666 were male while 47,118 were female.


Working Population - Koriya district

In Koriya district out of total population, 307,071 were engaged in work activities. 56.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 307,071 workers engaged in Main Work, 70,245 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27,213 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 173,057 129,471 43,586
Cultivators 70,245 50,779 19,466
Agriculture Labourer 27,213 16,196 11,017
Household Industries 2,559 1,778 781
Other Workers 73,040 60,718 12,322
Marginal Workers 134,014 56,012 78,002
Non Working 351,846 149,254 202,592

Koriya district Map


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