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

Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 748,941 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 373,338 are males while 375,603 are females. In 2011 there were total 160,937 families residing in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is 1,006.

Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.2% people lives in Urban areas while 89.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.9% while that in the rural areas is 68.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is 1,010 while that of Rural areas is 1,006.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is 100099 which is 13% of the total population. There are 50598 male children and 49501 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) is 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,006) of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district.

The total literacy rate of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is 70.29%. The male literacy rate is 69.19% and the female literacy rate is 52.65% in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district.

Population
748,941
Literacy
70.29%
Sex Ratio
1,006

To facilitate the administration, Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is further divided into 7 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 100,099 50,598 49,501
Literacy 70.29% 69.19% 52.65%
Scheduled Caste 31,543 15,582 15,961
Scheduled Tribe 414,770 203,934 210,836
Illiterate 292,899 115,040 177,859

Caste-wise Population - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 55.4% of total population in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 31,543 15,582 15,961
Schedule Tribe 414,770 203,934 210,836

Religion-wise Population - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 627,460 (83.78%) 313,442 314,018
Muslim 6,040 (0.81%) 3,159 2,881
Christian 4,007 (0.54%) 2,092 1,915
Sikh 552 (0.07%) 338 214
Buddhist 2,213 (0.3%) 1,064 1,149
Jain 1,071 (0.14%) 553 518
Other Religion 105,869 (14.14%) 51,952 53,917
No Religion Specified 1,729 (0.23%) 738 991

Literacy Rate - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

The total literacy rate of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district was 70.29% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 456,042 literates, males were 258,298 while females were 197,744. Also the male literacy rate was 80.03% and the female literacy rate was 60.64% in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district.

  Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district Chhattisgarh
Female 60.64% 60.24%
Male 80.03% 80.27%
Total 70.29% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

The Sex Ratio of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is 1,006 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,006 females in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district.


Population Density - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

The total area of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is 7,161 km2. Thus the density of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district is 105 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 63 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,098 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker), 10.25% people lived in urban regions while 89.75% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 76,761 out of which 38,189 were males while remaining 38,572 were females. In rural areas of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker), male population was 335,149 while female population was 337,031.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) was 1,010 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) was 965 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) were 8,658 which is 11.28% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) was 1,006 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) was 980 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) for urban regions was 86.9 percent in which males were 92.46% literate while female literacy stood at 81.43%. The total literate population of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) was 456,042. Similarly in rural areas of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker), the average literacy rate was 68.34 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.58% and 58.19% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) were 396,859.

Rural Urban
Population % 89.75% 10.25%
Total population 672,180 76,761
Male population 335,149 38,189
Female population 337,031 38,572
Sex ratio 1,006 1,010
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 980 965
Child population 91,441 8,658
Literates 396,859 59,183
Average literacy 68.34% 86.9%
Male literacy 78.58% 92.46%
Female literacy 58.19% 81.43%

Child Population - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

According to Census 2011, there were 100,099 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district. Out of which 50,598 were male while 49,501 were female.


Working Population - Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district

In Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district out of total population, 389,359 were engaged in work activities. 73.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 389,359 workers engaged in Main Work, 164,441 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 64,677 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 285,536 179,902 105,634
Cultivators 164,441 107,189 57,252
Agriculture Labourer 64,677 30,379 34,298
Household Industries 6,083 3,152 2,931
Other Workers 50,335 39,182 11,153
Marginal Workers 103,823 37,611 66,212
Non Working 359,582 155,825 203,757

Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district Map


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