Mahasamund District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Chhattisgarh) - Census 2011
Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh has a total population of 1,032,754 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 511,967 are males while 520,787 are females. In 2011 there were a total 248,561 families residing in Mahasamund district. The Average Sex Ratio of Mahasamund district is 1,017.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.6% people live in Urban areas while 88.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.8% while that in rural areas is 69.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mahasamund district is 993 while that of Rural areas is 1,020.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahasamund district is 134448 which is 13% of the total population. There are 68207 male children and 66241 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahasamund is 971 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,017) of Mahasamund district.
The total literacy rate of Mahasamund district is 71.02%. The male literacy rate is 71.12% and the female literacy rate is 52.59% in Mahasamund district.
To facilitate the administration, Mahasamund district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Mahasamund Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mahasamund district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||134,448||68,207||66,241|
Caste-wise Population - Mahasamund district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 27.1% of total population in Mahasamund district of Chhattisgarh.
Religion-wise Population - Mahasamund district
|No Religion Specified||465||(0.05%)||257||208|
Literacy Rate - Mahasamund district
The total literacy rate of Mahasamund district was 71.02% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 637,963 literates, males were 364,089 while females were 273,874. Also the male literacy rate was 82.05% and the female literacy rate was 60.25% in Mahasamund district.
Sex Ratio - Mahasamund district
The Sex Ratio of Mahasamund district is 1,017 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,017 females in Mahasamund district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,017 ) of Mahasamund district.
Population Density - Mahasamund district
The total area of Mahasamund district is 4,790 km2. Thus the density of Mahasamund district is 216 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 59 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,731 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Mahasamund district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Mahasamund, 11.63% people lived in urban regions while 88.37% in rural areas. The total urban population was 120,152 out of which 60,276 were males while the remaining 59,876 were females. In rural areas of Mahasamund, male population was 451,691 while the female population was 460,911.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Mahasamund was 993 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Mahasamund was 951 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mahasamund were 15,179 which is 12.63% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Mahasamund was 1,020 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Mahasamund was 974 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Mahasamund for urban regions was 81.83 percent in which males were 89.37% literate while female literacy stood at 74.28%. The total literate population of Mahasamund was 637,963. Similarly in rural areas of Mahasamund, the average literacy rate was 69.59 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.06% and 58.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Mahasamund were 552,067.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||974||951|
Child Population - Mahasamund district
According to Census 2011, there were 134,448 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahasamund district. Out of which 68,207 were male while 66,241 were female.
Working Population - Mahasamund district
In Mahasamund district out of total population, 499,260 were engaged in work activities. 68.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 499,260 workers engaged in Main Work, 111,246 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 156,599 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Mahasamund
Below are the list of Districts near Mahasamund district in Chhattisgarh.
|Raipur district population||4,063,872|
|Dhamtari district population||799,781|
|Durg district population||3,343,872|
|Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker) district population||748,941|
|Rajnandgaon district population||1,537,133|
|Bastar district population||1,413,199|
|Kabirdham district population||822,526|
|Narayanpur district population||139,820|
|Bilaspur district population||2,663,629|
|Dakshin Bastar Dantewada district population||533,638|