As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Chhattisgarh is 2.55 Cr. Thus the population of Chhattisgarh forms 2.11 percent of India in 2011. Chhattisgarh has total population of 25,545,198 in which males were 12,832,895 while females were 12,712,303.
Total area of Chhattisgarh is 135,192 square km. Thus the population Density of Chhattisgarh is 189 per square km which is lower than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Chhattisgarh is 70.28% which is less than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 80.27% and the female literacy rate is 60.24% in Chhattisgarh.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Chhattisgarh is 991 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Chhattisgarh is at 969 which is higher than 918 of India.
In Chhattisgarh out of total population, 12,180,225 were engaged in work activities. 67.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,180,225 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,038,094 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,505,999 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chhattisgarh, 23.24% people lived in urban regions while 76.76% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 5,937,237 out of which 3,035,469 were males while remaining 2,901,768 were females. In rural areas of Chhattisgarh, male population was 9,797,426 while female population was 9,810,535.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chhattisgarh was 956 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chhattisgarh was 937 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chhattisgarh were 736,748 which is 12.41% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chhattisgarh was 1,001 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chhattisgarh was 977 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Chhattisgarh for urban regions was 84.05 percent in which males were 90.58% literate while female literacy stood at 77.24%. The total literate population of Chhattisgarh was 15,379,922. Similarly in rural areas of Chhattisgarh, the average literacy rate was 65.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.98% and 55.06% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chhattisgarh were 11,008,956.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||977||937|
List of districts of Chhattisgarh with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Chhattisgarh is divided into 18 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Raipur is the largest district of Chhattisgarh by population, while the least populated district of Chhattisgarh is Narayanpur.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Chhattisgarh sorted by population.
|5||Janjgir - Champa||Tehsils||1,619,707||73.07%||986|
|14||Kanker (Uttar Bastar Kanker)||Tehsils||748,941||70.29%||1,006|
|16||Dakshin Bastar Dantewada||Tehsils||533,638||42.12%||1,020|