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

Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 1,493,984 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 750,278 are males while 743,706 are females. In 2011 there were total 367,962 families residing in Raigarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Raigarh district is 991.

Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.5% people lives in Urban areas while 83.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.2% while that in the rural areas is 70.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Raigarh district is 948 while that of Rural areas is 1,000.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Raigarh district is 195069 which is 13% of the total population. There are 100204 male children and 94865 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Raigarh is 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (991) of Raigarh district.

The total literacy rate of Raigarh district is 73.26%. The male literacy rate is 72.34% and the female literacy rate is 54.98% in Raigarh district.

Population
1,493,984
Literacy
73.26%
Sex Ratio
991

To facilitate the administration, Raigarh district is further divided into 9 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Raigarh Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 195,069 100,204 94,865
Literacy 73.26% 72.34% 54.98%
Scheduled Caste 224,942 112,111 112,831
Scheduled Tribe 505,609 250,473 255,136
Illiterate 542,345 207,522 334,823

Caste-wise Population - Raigarh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 33.8% of total population in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 224,942 112,111 112,831
Schedule Tribe 505,609 250,473 255,136

Religion-wise Population - Raigarh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,422,986 (95.25%) 714,205 708,781
Muslim 17,332 (1.16%) 9,258 8,074
Christian 47,653 (3.19%) 23,682 23,971
Sikh 2,117 (0.14%) 1,117 1,000
Buddhist 781 (0.05%) 407 374
Jain 409 (0.03%) 214 195
Other Religion 1,782 (0.12%) 894 888
No Religion Specified 924 (0.06%) 501 423

Literacy Rate - Raigarh district

The total literacy rate of Raigarh district was 73.26% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 951,639 literates, males were 542,756 while females were 408,883. Also the male literacy rate was 83.49% and the female literacy rate was 63.02% in Raigarh district.

  Raigarh district Chhattisgarh
Female 63.02% 60.24%
Male 83.49% 80.27%
Total 73.26% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Raigarh district

The Sex Ratio of Raigarh district is 991 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 991 females in Raigarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 991 ) of Raigarh district.


Population Density - Raigarh district

The total area of Raigarh district is 7,086 km2. Thus the density of Raigarh district is 211 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 144 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,942 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Raigarh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Raigarh, 16.49% people lived in urban regions while 83.51% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 246,302 out of which 126,461 were males while remaining 119,841 were females. In rural areas of Raigarh, male population was 623,817 while female population was 623,865.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Raigarh was 948 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Raigarh was 909 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Raigarh were 30,986 which is 12.58% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Raigarh was 1,000 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Raigarh was 954 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Raigarh for urban regions was 85.22 percent in which males were 92.01% literate while female literacy stood at 78.09%. The total literate population of Raigarh was 951,639. Similarly in rural areas of Raigarh, the average literacy rate was 70.89 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.75% and 60.1% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Raigarh were 768,151.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.51% 16.49%
Total population 1,247,682 246,302
Male population 623,817 126,461
Female population 623,865 119,841
Sex ratio 1,000 948
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 954 909
Child population 164,083 30,986
Literates 768,151 183,488
Average literacy 70.89% 85.22%
Male literacy 81.75% 92.01%
Female literacy 60.1% 78.09%

Child Population - Raigarh district

According to Census 2011, there were 195,069 children between age 0 to 6 years in Raigarh district. Out of which 100,204 were male while 94,865 were female.


Working Population - Raigarh district

In Raigarh district out of total population, 690,167 were engaged in work activities. 70.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 690,167 workers engaged in Main Work, 163,917 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 181,281 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 484,875 354,032 130,843
Cultivators 163,917 125,480 38,437
Agriculture Labourer 181,281 114,647 66,634
Household Industries 7,199 4,828 2,371
Other Workers 132,478 109,077 23,401
Marginal Workers 205,292 75,179 130,113
Non Working 803,817 321,067 482,750

Raigarh district Map


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