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

Raipur district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 4,063,872 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,048,186 are males while 2,015,686 are females. In 2011 there were total 871,225 families residing in Raipur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Raipur district is 984.

Raipur district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 36.5% people lives in Urban areas while 63.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.2% while that in the rural areas is 70.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Raipur district is 953 while that of Rural areas is 1,003.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Raipur district is 583382 which is 14% of the total population. There are 296441 male children and 286941 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Raipur is 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (984) of Raipur district.

The total literacy rate of Raipur district is 75.56%. The male literacy rate is 72.9% and the female literacy rate is 56.39% in Raipur district.

Population
4,063,872
Literacy
75.56%
Sex Ratio
984

To facilitate the administration, Raipur district is further divided into 15 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Raipur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 583,382 296,441 286,941
Literacy 75.56% 72.9% 56.39%
Scheduled Caste 724,250 362,284 361,966
Scheduled Tribe 476,446 235,271 241,175
Illiterate 1,434,123 555,028 879,095

Caste-wise Population - Raipur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.7% of total population in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 724,250 362,284 361,966
Schedule Tribe 476,446 235,271 241,175

Religion-wise Population - Raipur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,881,485 (95.51%) 1,955,550 1,925,935
Muslim 103,038 (2.54%) 52,633 50,405
Christian 23,181 (0.57%) 11,375 11,806
Sikh 16,707 (0.41%) 8,722 7,985
Buddhist 8,397 (0.21%) 4,212 4,185
Jain 17,137 (0.42%) 8,767 8,370
Other Religion 10,680 (0.26%) 5,255 5,425
No Religion Specified 3,247 (0.08%) 1,672 1,575

Literacy Rate - Raipur district

The total literacy rate of Raipur district was 75.56% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 2,629,749 literates, males were 1,493,158 while females were 1,136,591. Also the male literacy rate was 85.24% and the female literacy rate was 65.75% in Raipur district.

  Raipur district Chhattisgarh
Female 65.75% 60.24%
Male 85.24% 80.27%
Total 75.56% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Raipur district

The Sex Ratio of Raipur district is 984 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 984 females in Raipur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Raipur district.


Population Density - Raipur district

The total area of Raipur district is 12,383 km2. Thus the density of Raipur district is 328 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 505 sq. km. area is under urban region while 11,878 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Raipur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Raipur, 36.5% people lived in urban regions while 63.5% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,483,289 out of which 759,619 were males while remaining 723,670 were females. In rural areas of Raipur, male population was 1,288,567 while female population was 1,292,016.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Raipur was 953 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Raipur was 944 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Raipur were 196,377 which is 13.24% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Raipur was 1,003 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Raipur was 980 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Raipur for urban regions was 84.24 percent in which males were 90.32% literate while female literacy stood at 77.85%. The total literate population of Raipur was 2,629,749. Similarly in rural areas of Raipur, the average literacy rate was 70.47 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.18% and 58.83% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Raipur were 1,545,714.

Rural Urban
Population % 63.5% 36.5%
Total population 2,580,583 1,483,289
Male population 1,288,567 759,619
Female population 1,292,016 723,670
Sex ratio 1,003 953
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 980 944
Child population 387,005 196,377
Literates 1,545,714 1,084,035
Average literacy 70.47% 84.24%
Male literacy 82.18% 90.32%
Female literacy 58.83% 77.85%

Child Population - Raipur district

According to Census 2011, there were 583,382 children between age 0 to 6 years in Raipur district. Out of which 296,441 were male while 286,941 were female.


Working Population - Raipur district

In Raipur district out of total population, 1,757,664 were engaged in work activities. 71.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,757,664 workers engaged in Main Work, 303,519 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 354,429 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,259,138 879,956 379,182
Cultivators 303,519 203,110 100,409
Agriculture Labourer 354,429 195,620 158,809
Household Industries 27,637 19,585 8,052
Other Workers 573,553 461,641 111,912
Marginal Workers 498,526 220,008 278,518
Non Working 2,306,208 948,222 1,357,986

Raipur district Map


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