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Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is a state in the central part of India and was carved out of the state of Madhya Pradesh on November 1, 2000. The regions of south east Madhya Pradesh were included in this new state which accounts for 15% of the steel production in the country. The state borders Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Uttar Pradesh. It also shares its boundary with the state of Jharkhand which was also formed on the same day as Chhattisgarh. The state has tropical climate and Chhattisgarhi is the main language spoken in the state. The city of Raipur is the most prominent city in the state and has a popular domestic airport. The Chhattisgarh Census 2011 throws light on the most important stats about the state. The Population of Chhattisgarh according to the 2011 census stands at about 25 million, making it the 16th most populated state in India. The state came into being in the year 2000 and was formed out of Madhya Pradesh. The state is spread over an area of about 135000 sq. km. making it the 7th largest state in the country in terms of area. The density of population per sq. Km. is about 191 and fairly below the national average. The state has a growth rate of about 22% which exceeds the national growth rate of about 17%. The population of the state is rising considerably due to rapid efforts towards development and progress. The literacy rate in the state is about 73% a figure that has improved tremendously in the last few years due to the consistent efforts of the government. The sex ratio in Chhattisgarh is about 990 which is a healthy figure and above many of the other states. The statistics in the Chhattisgarh Census 2011 reveal facts that can be instrumental in planning for a better development plan for the state. The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Chhattisgarh is Raipur. The languages spoken in the Chhattisgarh state includes Chattisgarhi and Hindi. In total Chhattisgarh (CG) state comprises 18 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Chhattisgarh state is CG.

Chhattisgarh Population 2011


As per details from Census 2011, Chhattisgarh has population of 2.56 Crores, an increase from figure of 2.08 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Chhattisgarh as per 2011 census is 25,545,198 of which male and female are 12,832,895 and 12,712,303 respectively. In 2001, total population was 20,833,803 in which males were 10,474,218 while females were 10,359,585.

Chhattisgarh Population Growth Rate


The total population growth in this decade was 22.61 percent while in previous decade it was 18.06 percent. The population of Chhattisgarh forms 2.11 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 2.03 percent.

Chhattisgarh Literacy Rate 2011


Literacy rate in Chhattisgarh has seen upward trend and is 70.28 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 80.27 percent while female literacy is at 59.58 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Chhattisgarh stood at 64.66 percent of which male and female were 75.70 percent and 55.73 percent literate respectively. In actual numbers, total literates in Chhattisgarh stands at 15,379,922 of which males were 8,807,893 and females were 6,572,029.

Chhattisgarh Density 2011


Total area of Chhattisgarh is 135,192 sq. km. Density of Chhattisgarh is 189 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Chhattisgarh was 154 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Chhattisgarh Sex Ratio


Sex Ratio in Chhattisgarh is 991 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 990 per 1000 males in Chhattisgarh.

Description Approximate Population Actual Population Male Female Population Growth Percantage of total Population Sex Ratio Child Sex Ratio Density/km2 Density/mi2 Area km2 Area mi2 Total Child Population (0-6 Age) Male Population (0-6 Age) Female Population (0-6 Age) Literacy Male Literacy Female Literacy Total Literate

2011 2.56 Crores 25,545,198 12,832,895 12,712,303 22.61% 2.11% 991 969 189 489 135,192 52,198 3,661,689 1,859,935 1,801,754 70.28 % 80.27 % 59.58 % 15,379,922

2001 2.08 Crore 20,833,803 10,474,218 10,359,585 18.06% 2.03% 990 868 154 399 135,191 52,198 3,554,916 1,800,413 1,754,503 64.66 % 75.70 % 55.73 % 11,173,149

Male Literate Female Literate

8,807,893 6,572,029

6,711,395 4,461,754

Chhattisgarh Urban Population 2011


Out of total population of Chhattisgarh, 23.24% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 5,937,237 of which 3,035,469 are males and while remaining 2,901,768 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 23.24 percent. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Chhattisgarh was 956 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 937 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chhattisgarh were 736,748. Of total population in urban region, 12.41 % were children (0-6). Average Literacy rate in Chhattisgarh for Urban regions was 84.05 percent in which males were 90.58% literate while female literacy stood at 73.39%. Total literates in urban region of Chhattisgarh were 4,370,966.

Chhattisgarh Rural Population 2011


Of the total population of Chhattisgarh state, around 76.76 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 9,797,426 and 9,810,535 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Chhattisgarh state was 19,607,961. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (20012011) was 76.76%. In rural regions of Chhattisgarh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 1001 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 977 girls per 1000 boys. In Chhattisgarh, 2,924,941 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 14.92 percent of total rural population. In rural areas of Chhattisgarh, literacy rate for males and female stood at 76.98 % and 55.15 %. Average literacy rate in Chhattisgarh for rural areas was 65.99 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 11,008,956. Description Population (%) Total Population Male Population Female Population Population Growth Sex Ratio Child Sex Ratio (0-6) Rural 76.76 % 19,607,961 9,797,426 9,810,535 17.78 % 1001 977 Urban 23.24 % 5,937,237 3,035,469 2,901,768 41.84 % 956 937

Child Population (0-6) Child Percentage (0-6) Literates Average Literacy Male Literacy Female Literacy

2,924,941 14.92 % 11,008,956 65.99 % 76.98 % 55.15 %

736,748 12.41 % 4,370,966 84.05 % 90.58 % 73.39 %

Chhattisgarh Census 2011 Conclusion


The official census 2011 of Chhattisgarh has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Chhattisgarh. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh was also done by officials conducting population census. Figures of population census 2011 Chhattisgarh have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom. Large cities of Chhattisgarh Raipur (Municipal Corporation) Population 1,010,087 Male 519,286 Female 490,801

Large Urban Agglomeration of Chhattisgarh Raipur Durg and Bhilai Nagar

Population 1,122,555 1,064,077

Male 578,339 545,683

Female 544,216 518,394

Largest District by Population in Chhattisgarh Raipur Durg Bilaspur Surguja Janjgir Champa Rajnandgaon

Population 4,063,872 3,343,872 2,663,629 2,359,886 1,619,707 1,537,133

Male 2,048,186 1,682,101 1,351,574 1,193,129 815,717 762,855

Female 2,015,686 1,661,771 1,312,055 1,166,757 803,990 774,278

Raigarh Bastar Korba Mahasamund

1,493,984 1,413,199 1,206,640 1,032,754

750,278 698,487 612,915 511,967

743,706 714,712 593,725 520,787

High Density
1 2 3 4 5 Janjgir Champa Durg Raipur Bilaspur Mahasamund 420 392 328 322 216

Top Population Growth


1 2 3 4 5 Kabirdham Raipur Bilaspur Janjgir Champa Mahasamund 40.71 % 34.70 % 33.29 % 22.94 % 20.05 %

High Literacy
1 2 3 4 5 Durg Dhamtari Rajnandgaon Raipur Raigarh 79.06 % 78.36 % 75.96 % 75.56 % 73.26 %

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