Mahasamund Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Mahasamund district, Chhattisgarh

Mahasamund Tehsil of Mahasamund district has total population of 264,115 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 131,779 are males while 132,336 are females. In 2011 there were total 59,502 families residing in Mahasamund Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Mahasamund Tehsil is 1,004.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 23.4% people lives in Urban areas while 76.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.2% while that in the rural areas is 70.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mahasamund Tehsil is 1,002 while that of Rural areas is 1,005.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahasamund Tehsil is 36696 which is 14% of the total population. There are 18602 male children and 18094 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahasamund Tehsil is 973 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,004 ) of Mahasamund Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Mahasamund Tehsil is 73.44%. The male literacy rate is 72.43% and the female literacy rate is 54.09% in Mahasamund Tehsil.

Population
264,115
Literacy
73.44%
Sex Ratio
1,004

To facilitate the administration, Mahasamund Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 193 villages.

Mahasamund Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mahasamund Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 36,696 18,602 18,094
Literacy 73.44% 72.43% 54.09%
Scheduled Caste 41,481 20,682 20,799
Scheduled Tribe 53,548 26,355 27,193
Illiterate 97,091 36,336 60,755

Caste-wise Population - Mahasamund Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 20.3% of total population in Mahasamund Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 41,481 20,682 20,799
Schedule Tribe 53,548 26,355 27,193

Religion-wise Population - Mahasamund Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 255,244 (96.64%) 127,330 127,914
Muslim 4,853 (1.84%) 2,433 2,420
Christian 1,189 (0.45%) 531 658
Sikh 1,016 (0.38%) 540 476
Buddhist 438 (0.17%) 210 228
Jain 1,027 (0.39%) 553 474
Other Religion 239 (0.09%) 119 120
No Religion Specified 109 (0.04%) 63 46

Literacy Rate - Mahasamund Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Mahasamund Tehsil in 2011 were 73.44% in which, male and female literacy were 84.33% and 62.66% respectively. Total literate in Mahasamund Tehsil were 167,024 of which male and female were 95,443 and 71,581 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mahasamund Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Mahasamund Tehsil is 1,004 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,004 females in Mahasamund Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 973 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,004 ) of Mahasamund Tehsil.


Child Population - Mahasamund Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 36,696 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahasamund Tehsil. Out of which 36,696 were male while 36,696 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mahasamund Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 13,839 families under Mahasamund Tehsil living in urban areas while 13,839 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 23.4% of total population of Mahasamund Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 76.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 7,788 while that in rural region is 28,908.

Total Urban Rural
Population 264,115 61,807 202,308
Children (0 - 6 years) 36,696 7,788 28,908
Schedule Caste 41,481 9,298 32,183
Schedule Tribe 53,548 4,340 49,208
Literacy 73.44% 82.17% 70.72%
Sex Ratio 1,004 1,002 1,005

Working Population - Mahasamund Tehsil

In Mahasamund Tehsil out of total population, 125,458 were engaged in work activities. 73.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 125,458 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,821 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,869 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 92,098 60,844 31,254
Cultivators 23,821 16,620 7,201
Agriculture Labourer 38,869 21,618 17,251
Household Industries 1,525 985 540
Other Workers 27,883 21,621 6,262
Marginal Workers 33,360 12,826 20,534
Non Working 138,657 58,109 80,548

Mahasamund Tehsil Map


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