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

Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 1,032,754 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 511,967 are males while 520,787 are females. In 2011 there were total 248,561 families residing in Mahasamund district. The Average Sex Ratio of Mahasamund district is 1,017.

Mahasamund district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.6% people lives in Urban areas while 88.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.8% while that in the rural areas is 69.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mahasamund district is 993 while that of Rural areas is 1,020.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahasamund district is 134448 which is 13% of the total population. There are 68207 male children and 66241 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahasamund is 971 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,017) of Mahasamund district.

The total literacy rate of Mahasamund district is 71.02%. The male literacy rate is 71.12% and the female literacy rate is 52.59% in Mahasamund district.

Population
1,032,754
Literacy
71.02%
Sex Ratio
1,017

To facilitate the administration, Mahasamund 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.

Mahasamund Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 134,448 68,207 66,241
Literacy 71.02% 71.12% 52.59%
Scheduled Caste 139,581 68,968 70,613
Scheduled Tribe 279,896 137,339 142,557
Illiterate 394,791 147,878 246,913

Caste-wise Population - Mahasamund district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 27.1% of total population in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 139,581 68,968 70,613
Schedule Tribe 279,896 137,339 142,557

Religion-wise Population - Mahasamund district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,008,061 (97.61%) 499,616 508,445
Muslim 12,570 (1.22%) 6,318 6,252
Christian 5,284 (0.51%) 2,501 2,783
Sikh 2,941 (0.28%) 1,544 1,397
Buddhist 521 (0.05%) 252 269
Jain 1,495 (0.14%) 780 715
Other Religion 1,417 (0.14%) 699 718
No Religion Specified 465 (0.05%) 257 208

Literacy Rate - Mahasamund district

The total literacy rate of Mahasamund district was 71.02% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 637,963 literates, males were 364,089 while females were 273,874. Also the male literacy rate was 82.05% and the female literacy rate was 60.25% in Mahasamund district.

  Mahasamund district Chhattisgarh
Female 60.25% 60.24%
Male 82.05% 80.27%
Total 71.02% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Mahasamund district

The Sex Ratio of Mahasamund district is 1,017 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,017 females in Mahasamund district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,017 ) of Mahasamund district.


Population Density - Mahasamund district

The total area of Mahasamund district is 4,790 km2. Thus the density of Mahasamund district is 216 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 59 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,731 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Mahasamund district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Mahasamund, 11.63% people lived in urban regions while 88.37% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 120,152 out of which 60,276 were males while remaining 59,876 were females. In rural areas of Mahasamund, male population was 451,691 while female population was 460,911.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Mahasamund was 993 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Mahasamund was 951 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mahasamund were 15,179 which is 12.63% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Mahasamund was 1,020 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Mahasamund was 974 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Mahasamund for urban regions was 81.83 percent in which males were 89.37% literate while female literacy stood at 74.28%. The total literate population of Mahasamund was 637,963. Similarly in rural areas of Mahasamund, the average literacy rate was 69.59 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.06% and 58.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Mahasamund were 552,067.

Rural Urban
Population % 88.37% 11.63%
Total population 912,602 120,152
Male population 451,691 60,276
Female population 460,911 59,876
Sex ratio 1,020 993
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 974 951
Child population 119,269 15,179
Literates 552,067 85,896
Average literacy 69.59% 81.83%
Male literacy 81.06% 89.37%
Female literacy 58.42% 74.28%

Child Population - Mahasamund district

According to Census 2011, there were 134,448 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahasamund district. Out of which 68,207 were male while 66,241 were female.


Working Population - Mahasamund district

In Mahasamund district out of total population, 499,260 were engaged in work activities. 68.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 499,260 workers engaged in Main Work, 111,246 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 156,599 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 340,802 230,609 110,193
Cultivators 111,246 82,011 29,235
Agriculture Labourer 156,599 92,026 64,573
Household Industries 4,962 3,239 1,723
Other Workers 67,995 53,333 14,662
Marginal Workers 158,458 61,249 97,209
Non Working 533,494 220,109 313,385

Mahasamund district Map


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