Sonpur is a village situated in Ramanujnagar tehsil of Surguja district in Chhattisgarh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 582 families residing in the village Sonpur. The total population of Sonpur is 2,307 out of which 1,154 are males and 1,153 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sonpur is 999.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonpur village is 369 which is 16% of the total population. There are 182 male children and 187 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonpur is 1,027 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (999) of Sonpur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sonpur is 60.8%. Thus Sonpur village has higher literacy rate compared to 50.3% of Surguja district. The male literacy rate is 71.91% and the female literacy rate is 49.69% in Sonpur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sonpur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sonpur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 30% of total population in Sonpur village.
In Sonpur village out of total population, 1,450 were engaged in work activities. 49.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,450 workers engaged in Main Work, 520 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 113 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sonpur village in Ramanujnagar.