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Durg City Population

Durg city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Durg and Bhilai Nagar Metropolitan Region. The Durg city is located in Chhattisgarh state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Durg in 2011 is 268,806; of which male and female are 136,641 and 132,165 respectively. Although Durg city has population of 268,806; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,064,222 of which 545,916 are males and 518,306 are females.


Durg Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Durg city in 2023 is 369,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Durg city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Durg city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Durg city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Durg Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Durg city are 208,659 of which 112,676 are males while 95,983 are females. Average literacy rate of Durg city is 87.36 percent of which male and female literacy was 92.94 and 81.62 percent.

Durg Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Durg city is 967 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 946 per 1000 boys.

Durg Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Durg city are 29,970 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 15,404 boys while 14,566 are girls. The child forms 11.15 % of total population of Durg City.

Durg Slums

Total no. of Slums in Durg city numbers 23,453 in which population of 108,541 resides. This is around 40.38% of total population of Durg city.

Durg City Population 2011

Description
City Durg
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Durg and Bhilai Nagar Metropolitan
State Chhattisgarh
Durg City Total Male Female
City Population 268,806 136,641 132,165
Literates 208,659 112,676 95,983
Children (0-6) 29,970 15,404 14,566
Average Literacy (%) 87.36 % 92.94 % 81.62 %
Sexratio 967
Child Sexratio 946

Durg Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Durg city with 86.94 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Durg with approximately 6.00 % following it. In Durg city, Christinity is followed by 1.39 %, Jainism by 2.59 %, Sikhism by 1.28 % and Buddhism by 1.70 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.09 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 86.94 % 233,706
Muslims 6.00 % 16,119
Christian 1.39 % 3,734
Sikh 1.28 % 3,437
Buddhist 1.70 % 4,558
Jain 2.59 % 6,952
Others 0.02 % 51
Not Stated 0.09 % 249

Durg and Bhilai Nagar Metropolitan Region

Durg city comes under Durg and Bhilai Nagar Metropolitan area.
Durg and Bhilai Nagar Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 1,064,222 545,916 518,306
Literates 815,644 446,169 369,475
Children (0-6) 120,439 62,240 58,199
Average Literacy (%) 86.42 % 92.25 % 80.30 %
Sexratio 949
Child Sexratio 935
Durg and Bhilai Nagar Metropolitan Areas
Bhilai Charoda, Bhilai Nagar, Dumardih (Part), Durg, Jamul, Kumhari, and Utai

Durg and Bhilai Nagar Future Population 2021-2031

Durg and Bhilai Nagar Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 268,806 268,806
2021 349,000 362,000
2022 359,000 374,000
2023 369,000 387,000
2024 380,000 400,000
2025 391,000 414,000
2026 402,000 428,000
2027 414,000 442,000
2028 426,000 457,000
2029 438,000 472,000
2030 451,000 488,000
2031 464,000 505,000