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.
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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Surguja district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||380,445||193,952||186,493|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 55.1% of total population in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh.
|No Religion Specified||2,309||(0.1%)||1,188||1,121|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||967||903|
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.
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.