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

Surguja district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 2,359,886 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,193,129 are males while 1,166,757 are females. In 2011 there were total 526,049 families residing in Surguja district. The Average Sex Ratio of Surguja district is 978.

Surguja district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.3% people lives in Urban areas while 89.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.5% while that in the rural areas is 57.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Surguja district is 940 while that of Rural areas is 982.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Surguja district is 380445 which is 16% of the total population. There are 193952 male children and 186493 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Surguja is 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (978) of Surguja district.

The total literacy rate of Surguja district is 60.01%. The male literacy rate is 58.22% and the female literacy rate is 42.28% in Surguja district.

Population
2,359,886
Literacy
60.01%
Sex Ratio
978

To facilitate the administration, Surguja district is further divided into 19 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Surguja Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 380,445 193,952 186,493
Literacy 60.01% 58.22% 42.28%
Scheduled Caste 115,652 58,281 57,371
Scheduled Tribe 1,300,628 652,799 647,829
Illiterate 1,171,945 498,443 673,502

Caste-wise Population - Surguja district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 55.1% of total population in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 115,652 58,281 57,371
Schedule Tribe 1,300,628 652,799 647,829

Religion-wise Population - Surguja district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,126,195 (90.1%) 1,075,966 1,050,229
Muslim 81,442 (3.45%) 41,534 39,908
Christian 97,432 (4.13%) 47,920 49,512
Sikh 2,303 (0.1%) 1,196 1,107
Buddhist 1,287 (0.05%) 666 621
Jain 623 (0.03%) 335 288
Other Religion 48,295 (2.05%) 24,324 23,971
No Religion Specified 2,309 (0.1%) 1,188 1,121

Literacy Rate - Surguja district

The total literacy rate of Surguja district was 60.01% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 1,187,941 literates, males were 694,686 while females were 493,255. Also the male literacy rate was 69.53% and the female literacy rate was 50.32% in Surguja district.

  Surguja district Chhattisgarh
Female 50.32% 60.24%
Male 69.53% 80.27%
Total 60.01% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Surguja district

The Sex Ratio of Surguja district is 978 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 978 females in Surguja district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 978 ) of Surguja district.


Population Density - Surguja district

The total area of Surguja district is 15,732 km2. Thus the density of Surguja district is 150 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 157 sq. km. area is under urban region while 15,575 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Surguja district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Surguja, 10.29% people lived in urban regions while 89.71% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 242,921 out of which 125,221 were males while remaining 117,700 were females. In rural areas of Surguja, male population was 1,067,908 while female population was 1,049,057.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Surguja was 940 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Surguja was 903 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Surguja were 30,423 which is 12.52% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Surguja was 982 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Surguja was 967 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Surguja for urban regions was 84.49 percent in which males were 90.08% literate while female literacy stood at 78.58%. The total literate population of Surguja was 1,187,941. Similarly in rural areas of Surguja, the average literacy rate was 57.07 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67% and 46.99% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Surguja were 1,008,398.

Rural Urban
Population % 89.71% 10.29%
Total population 2,116,965 242,921
Male population 1,067,908 125,221
Female population 1,049,057 117,700
Sex ratio 982 940
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 967 903
Child population 350,022 30,423
Literates 1,008,398 179,543
Average literacy 57.07% 84.49%
Male literacy 67% 90.08%
Female literacy 46.99% 78.58%

Child Population - Surguja district

According to Census 2011, there were 380,445 children between age 0 to 6 years in Surguja district. Out of which 193,952 were male while 186,493 were female.


Working Population - Surguja district

In Surguja district out of total population, 1,155,807 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,155,807 workers engaged in Main Work, 316,824 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 168,037 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 622,589 459,988 162,601
Cultivators 316,824 246,740 70,084
Agriculture Labourer 168,037 105,981 62,056
Household Industries 7,157 4,962 2,195
Other Workers 130,571 102,305 28,266
Marginal Workers 533,218 189,900 343,318
Non Working 1,204,079 543,241 660,838

Surguja district Map


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