Surajpur Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Surguja district, Chhattisgarh

Surajpur Tehsil of Surguja district has total population of 232,411 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 117,485 are males while 114,926 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,650 families residing in Surajpur Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Surajpur Tehsil is 978.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.3% people lives in Urban areas while 81.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.7% while that in the rural areas is 61.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Surajpur Tehsil is 933 while that of Rural areas is 989.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Surajpur Tehsil is 34786 which is 15% of the total population. There are 17945 male children and 16841 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Surajpur Tehsil is 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 978 ) of Surajpur Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Surajpur Tehsil is 65.41%. The male literacy rate is 63.62% and the female literacy rate is 47.44% in Surajpur Tehsil.

Population
232,411
Literacy
65.41%
Sex Ratio
978

To facilitate the administration, Surajpur Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 119 villages.

Surajpur Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 34,786 17,945 16,841
Literacy 65.41% 63.62% 47.44%
Scheduled Caste 13,017 6,538 6,479
Scheduled Tribe 74,148 37,150 36,998
Illiterate 103,154 42,745 60,409

Caste-wise Population - Surajpur Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.9% of total population in Surajpur Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 13,017 6,538 6,479
Schedule Tribe 74,148 37,150 36,998

Religion-wise Population - Surajpur Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 217,636 (93.64%) 110,036 107,600
Muslim 8,142 (3.5%) 4,208 3,934
Christian 4,295 (1.85%) 2,071 2,224
Sikh 791 (0.34%) 397 394
Buddhist 47 (0.02%) 22 25
Jain 174 (0.07%) 95 79
Other Religion 1,149 (0.49%) 542 607
No Religion Specified 177 (0.08%) 114 63

Literacy Rate - Surajpur Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Surajpur Tehsil in 2011 were 65.41% in which, male and female literacy were 75.09% and 55.58% respectively. Total literate in Surajpur Tehsil were 129,257 of which male and female were 74,740 and 54,517 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Surajpur Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Surajpur Tehsil is 978 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 978 females in Surajpur Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 978 ) of Surajpur Tehsil.


Child Population - Surajpur Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 34,786 children between age 0 to 6 years in Surajpur Tehsil. Out of which 34,786 were male while 34,786 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Surajpur Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 9,064 families under Surajpur Tehsil living in urban areas while 9,064 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.3% of total population of Surajpur Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 81.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,094 while that in rural region is 29,692.

Total Urban Rural
Population 232,411 42,515 189,896
Children (0 - 6 years) 34,786 5,094 29,692
Schedule Caste 13,017 2,605 10,412
Schedule Tribe 74,148 5,970 68,178
Literacy 65.41% 82.72% 61.36%
Sex Ratio 978 933 989

Working Population - Surajpur Tehsil

In Surajpur Tehsil out of total population, 97,328 were engaged in work activities. 51.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 97,328 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,682 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,507 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 50,461 41,097 9,364
Cultivators 20,682 16,950 3,732
Agriculture Labourer 8,507 6,160 2,347
Household Industries 521 407 114
Other Workers 20,751 17,580 3,171
Marginal Workers 46,867 20,425 26,442
Non Working 135,083 55,963 79,120

Surajpur Tehsil Map


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