Sonpur is a village situated in Bade Rajpur tehsil of Bastar district in Chhattisgarh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 255 families residing in the village Sonpur. The total population of Sonpur is 1,270 out of which 625 are males and 645 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sonpur is 1,032.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonpur village is 187 which is 15% of the total population. There are 100 male children and 87 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonpur is 870 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,032) of Sonpur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sonpur is 54.6%. Thus Sonpur village has higher literacy rate compared to 46.1% of Bastar district. The male literacy rate is 65.14% and the female literacy rate is 44.62% 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 0.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 91.7% of total population in Sonpur village.
In Sonpur village out of total population, 811 were engaged in work activities. 32.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 67.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 811 workers engaged in Main Work, 230 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sonpur village in Bade Rajpur.