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

Raigarh district of Maharashtra has total population of 2,634,200 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,344,345 are males while 1,289,855 are females. In 2011 there were total 611,790 families residing in Raigarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Raigarh district is 959.

Raigarh district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 36.8% people lives in Urban areas while 63.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.6% while that in the rural areas is 78.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Raigarh district is 912 while that of Rural areas is 988.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Raigarh district is 300815 which is 11% of the total population. There are 155437 male children and 145378 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Raigarh is 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (959) of Raigarh district.

The total literacy rate of Raigarh district is 83.14%. The male literacy rate is 78.83% and the female literacy rate is 68.25% in Raigarh district.

Population
2,634,200
Literacy
83.14%
Sex Ratio
959

To facilitate the administration, Raigarh district is further divided into 15 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas 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) 300,815 155,437 145,378
Literacy 83.14% 78.83% 68.25%
Scheduled Caste 134,952 67,980 66,972
Scheduled Tribe 305,125 153,657 151,468
Illiterate 694,206 284,653 409,553

Caste-wise Population - Raigarh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.6% of total population in Raigarh district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 134,952 67,980 66,972
Schedule Tribe 305,125 153,657 151,468

Religion-wise Population - Raigarh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,239,370 (85.01%) 1,144,864 1,094,506
Muslim 227,465 (8.64%) 115,515 111,950
Christian 17,452 (0.66%) 8,880 8,572
Sikh 7,477 (0.28%) 3,982 3,495
Buddhist 121,791 (4.62%) 60,457 61,334
Jain 12,260 (0.47%) 6,286 5,974
Other Religion 1,159 (0.04%) 601 558
No Religion Specified 7,226 (0.27%) 3,760 3,466

Literacy Rate - Raigarh district

The total literacy rate of Raigarh district was 83.14% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,939,994 literates, males were 1,059,692 while females were 880,302. Also the male literacy rate was 89.13% and the female literacy rate was 76.92% in Raigarh district.

  Raigarh district Maharashtra
Female 76.92% 75.87%
Male 89.13% 88.38%
Total 83.14% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Raigarh district

The Sex Ratio of Raigarh district is 959 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 959 females in Raigarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Raigarh district.


Population Density - Raigarh district

The total area of Raigarh district is 7,152 km2. Thus the density of Raigarh district is 368 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 267 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,886 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Raigarh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Raigarh, 36.83% people lived in urban regions while 63.17% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 970,195 out of which 507,349 were males while remaining 462,846 were females. In rural areas of Raigarh, male population was 836,996 while female population was 827,009.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Raigarh was 912 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Raigarh was 913 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Raigarh were 112,011 which is 11.55% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Raigarh was 988 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Raigarh was 949 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Raigarh for urban regions was 90.55 percent in which males were 93.58% literate while female literacy stood at 87.23%. The total literate population of Raigarh was 1,939,994. Similarly in rural areas of Raigarh, the average literacy rate was 78.83 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.43% and 71.17% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Raigarh were 1,162,891.

Rural Urban
Population % 63.17% 36.83%
Total population 1,664,005 970,195
Male population 836,996 507,349
Female population 827,009 462,846
Sex ratio 988 912
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 949 913
Child population 188,804 112,011
Literates 1,162,891 777,103
Average literacy 78.83% 90.55%
Male literacy 86.43% 93.58%
Female literacy 71.17% 87.23%

Child Population - Raigarh district

According to Census 2011, there were 300,815 children between age 0 to 6 years in Raigarh district. Out of which 155,437 were male while 145,378 were female.


Working Population - Raigarh district

In Raigarh district out of total population, 1,072,969 were engaged in work activities. 80% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,072,969 workers engaged in Main Work, 166,000 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 115,250 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 858,825 641,655 217,170
Cultivators 166,000 104,617 61,383
Agriculture Labourer 115,250 64,838 50,412
Household Industries 24,186 15,963 8,223
Other Workers 553,389 456,237 97,152
Marginal Workers 214,144 112,188 101,956
Non Working 1,561,231 590,502 970,729

Raigarh district Map


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