Surguja District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Surguja, a district of Chhattisgarh has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Chhattisgarh. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Surguja District of Chhattisgarh.

In 2011, Surguja had population of 2,359,886 of which male and female were 1,193,129 and 1,166,757 respectively. In 2001 census, Surguja had a population of 1,972,094 of which males were 1,000,050 and remaining 972,044 were females. Surguja District population constituted 9.24 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Surguja District was at 9.47 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 19.66 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Surguja District recorded increase of 24.67 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Surguja Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,359,886 1,972,094
Male 1,193,129 1,000,050
Female 1,166,757 972,044
Population Growth 19.66% 24.67%
Area Sq. Km 15,732 15,732
Density/km2 150 125
Proportion to Chhattisgarh Population 9.24% 9.47%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 978 972
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 962 977
Average Literacy 60.01 54.79
Male Literacy 69.53 67.63
Female Literacy 50.32 41.57
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 380,445 377,936
Male Population (0-6 Age) 193,952 191,193
Female Population (0-6 Age) 186,493 186,743
Literates 1,187,941 873,459
Male Literates 694,686 547,006
Female Literates 493,255 326,453
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.12% 19.16%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.26% 19.12%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 15.98% 19.21%

Surguja District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Surguja district for 2011 is 150 people per sq. km. In 2001, Surguja district density was at 125 people per sq. km. Surguja district administers 15,732 square kilometers of areas.

Surguja Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Surguja in 2011 were 60.01 compared to 54.79 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 69.53 and 50.32 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 67.63 and 41.57 in Surguja District. Total literate in Surguja District were 1,187,941 of which male and female were 694,686 and 493,255 respectively. In 2001, Surguja District had 873,459 in its district.

Surguja Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Surguja, it stood at 978 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 972. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 962 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 977 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Surguja Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Surguja. There were total 380,445 children under age of 0-6 against 377,936 of 2001 census. Of total 380,445 male and female were 193,952 and 186,493 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 962 compared to 977 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 16.12 percent of Surguja District compared to 19.16 percent of 2001. There was net change of -3.04 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Surguja Houseless Census

In 2011, total 773 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 2,791. This approx 0.12% of total population of Surguja district.

Surguja Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,126,195 90.10 %
Muslims 81,442 3.45 %
Christian 97,432 4.13 %
Sikh 2,303 0.10 %
Buddhist 1,287 0.05 %
Jain 623 0.03 %
Others 48,295 2.05 %
Not Stated 2,309 0.10 %

Surguja Population 2015

What is the population of Surguja in 2015? The fact is, last census for Surguja district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Surguja district situated in Chhattisgarh. As per 2011, Surguja population is 2,359,886

Surguja District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Surguja population for 2011 census, 10.29 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 242,921 people lives in urban areas of which males are 125,221 and females are 117,700. Sex Ratio in urban region of Surguja district is 940 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Surguja district was 903 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 30,423 of which males and females were 15,986 and 14,437. This child population figure of Surguja district is 12.77 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Surguja district as per census 2011 is 84.49 % of which males and females are 90.08 % and 78.58 % literates respectively. In actual number 179,543 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 98,399 and 81,144 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 89.71 % population of Surguja districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Surguja district population living in rural areas is 2,116,965 of which males and females are 1,067,908 and 1,049,057 respectively. In rural areas of Surguja district, sex ratio is 982 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Surguja district is considered, figure is 967 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 350,022 in rural areas of which males were 177,966 and females were 172,056. The child population comprises 16.66 % of total rural population of Surguja district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Surguja district is 57.07 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 67.00 and 46.99 percent respectively. In total, 1,008,398 people were literate of which males and females were 596,287 and 412,111 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 89.71 % 10.29 %
Total Population 2,116,965 242,921
Male Population 1,067,908 125,221
Female Population 1,049,057 117,700
Sex Ratio 982 940
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 967 903
Child Population (0-6) 350,022 30,423
Male Child(0-6) 177,966 15,986
Female Child(0-6) 172,056 14,437
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.53 % 12.52 %
Male Child Percentage 16.66 % 12.77 %
Female Child Percentage 16.40 % 12.27 %
Literates 1,008,398 179,543
Male Literates 596,287 98,399
Female Literates 412,111 81,144
Average Literacy 57.07 % 84.49 %
Male Literacy 67.00 % 90.08 %
Female Literacy 46.99 % 78.58 %

City/Metros in Surguja District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Ambikapur (Urban Agglomeration) 121,071 62,776 58,295
Cities inside Surguja District Population Male Female
Ambikapur (Municipal Corporation) 112,449 58,332 54,117

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