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

Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 1,537,133 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 762,855 are males while 774,278 are females. In 2011 there were total 318,488 families residing in Rajnandgaon district. The Average Sex Ratio of Rajnandgaon district is 1,015.

Rajnandgaon district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.7% people lives in Urban areas while 82.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.4% while that in the rural areas is 73.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rajnandgaon district is 994 while that of Rural areas is 1,019.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rajnandgaon district is 209575 which is 14% of the total population. There are 105508 male children and 104067 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rajnandgaon is 986 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,015) of Rajnandgaon district.

The total literacy rate of Rajnandgaon district is 75.96%. The male literacy rate is 73.59% and the female literacy rate is 57.73% in Rajnandgaon district.

Population
1,537,133
Literacy
75.96%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Rajnandgaon 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.

Rajnandgaon Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 209,575 105,508 104,067
Literacy 75.96% 73.59% 57.73%
Scheduled Caste 156,623 76,979 79,644
Scheduled Tribe 405,194 198,032 207,162
Illiterate 528,754 201,500 327,254

Caste-wise Population - Rajnandgaon district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 26.4% of total population in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 156,623 76,979 79,644
Schedule Tribe 405,194 198,032 207,162

Religion-wise Population - Rajnandgaon district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,399,658 (91.06%) 694,736 704,922
Muslim 23,648 (1.54%) 11,853 11,795
Christian 5,193 (0.34%) 2,604 2,589
Sikh 3,761 (0.24%) 1,991 1,770
Buddhist 28,541 (1.86%) 13,987 14,554
Jain 8,187 (0.53%) 4,168 4,019
Other Religion 67,444 (4.39%) 33,169 34,275
No Religion Specified 701 (0.05%) 347 354

Literacy Rate - Rajnandgaon district

The total literacy rate of Rajnandgaon district was 75.96% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 1,008,379 literates, males were 561,355 while females were 447,024. Also the male literacy rate was 85.4% and the female literacy rate was 66.7% in Rajnandgaon district.

  Rajnandgaon district Chhattisgarh
Female 66.7% 60.24%
Male 85.4% 80.27%
Total 75.96% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Rajnandgaon district

The Sex Ratio of Rajnandgaon district is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Rajnandgaon district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 986 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Rajnandgaon district.


Population Density - Rajnandgaon district

The total area of Rajnandgaon district is 8,070 km2. Thus the density of Rajnandgaon district is 190 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 159 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,911 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Rajnandgaon district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Rajnandgaon, 17.73% people lived in urban regions while 82.27% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 272,512 out of which 136,643 were males while remaining 135,869 were females. In rural areas of Rajnandgaon, male population was 626,212 while female population was 638,409.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Rajnandgaon was 994 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Rajnandgaon was 951 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Rajnandgaon were 32,011 which is 11.75% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Rajnandgaon was 1,019 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Rajnandgaon was 993 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Rajnandgaon for urban regions was 85.43 percent in which males were 91.59% literate while female literacy stood at 79.26%. The total literate population of Rajnandgaon was 1,008,379. Similarly in rural areas of Rajnandgaon, the average literacy rate was 73.86 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.01% and 63.95% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Rajnandgaon were 802,926.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.27% 17.73%
Total population 1,264,621 272,512
Male population 626,212 136,643
Female population 638,409 135,869
Sex ratio 1,019 994
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 993 951
Child population 177,564 32,011
Literates 802,926 205,453
Average literacy 73.86% 85.43%
Male literacy 84.01% 91.59%
Female literacy 63.95% 79.26%

Child Population - Rajnandgaon district

According to Census 2011, there were 209,575 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rajnandgaon district. Out of which 105,508 were male while 104,067 were female.


Working Population - Rajnandgaon district

In Rajnandgaon district out of total population, 800,092 were engaged in work activities. 74.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 800,092 workers engaged in Main Work, 276,807 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 165,948 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 595,959 358,946 237,013
Cultivators 276,807 157,024 119,783
Agriculture Labourer 165,948 82,177 83,771
Household Industries 8,866 5,502 3,364
Other Workers 144,338 114,243 30,095
Marginal Workers 204,133 77,665 126,468
Non Working 737,041 326,244 410,797

Rajnandgaon district Map


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