Chhattisgarh Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy
As per details from Census 2011, Chhattisgarh has population of 2.56 Crores, an increase from figure of 2.08 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Chhattisgarh as per lastest census data is 25,545,198 of which male and female are 12,832,895 and 12,712,303 respectively. In 2001, total population was 20,833,803 in which males were 10,474,218 while females were 10,359,585. The total population growth in this decade was 22.61 percent while in previous decade it was 18.06 percent. The population of Chhattisgarh forms 2.11 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 2.03 percent.
Chhattisgarh Sex Ratio 2023
Sex Ratio in Chhattisgarh is 991 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 989 per 1000 males in Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh Literacy Rate 2023
Literacy rate in Chhattisgarh has seen upward trend and is 70.28 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 80.27 percent while female literacy is at 60.24 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Chhattisgarh stood at 64.66 percent of which male and female were 77.38 percent and 51.85 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Chhattisgarh stands at 15,379,922 of which males were 8,807,893 and females were 6,572,029.
Chhattisgarh 2022 - 2023 PopulationWhat is the population of Chhattisgarh in 2023 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Chhattisgarh was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we can do projection of future Chhattisgarh 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Chhattisgarh Religion wise Population 2023
Hinduism is majority religion in state of Chhattisgarh with 93.25 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Chhattisgarh with approximately 2.02 % following it. In Chhattisgarh state, Christinity is followed by 1.92 %, Jainism by 0.24 %, Sikhism by 0.27 % and Buddhism by 0.27 %. Around 1.94 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.09 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Other religion||494,594||1.94 %|
|Not available||23,262||0.09 %|
Chhattisgarh Population Data
|Approximate Population||2.56 Crores||2.08 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||2.11%||2.03%|
|Child Sex Ratio||969||975|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||3,661,689||3,554,916|
|Literacy||70.28 %||64.66 %|
|Male Literacy||80.27 %||77.38 %|
|Female Literacy||60.24 %||51.85 %|
Chhattisgarh Population History
Chhattisgarh is a state in the central part of India and was carved out of the state of Madhya Pradesh on November 1, 2000. The regions of south east Madhya Pradesh were included in this new state which accounts for 15% of the steel production in the country. The state borders Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Uttar Pradesh. It also shares its boundary with the state of Jharkhand which was also formed on the same day as Chhattisgarh. The state has tropical climate and Chhattisgarhi is the main language spoken in the state. The city of Raipur is the most prominent city in the state and has a popular domestic airport. The Chhattisgarh Census 2011 throws light on the most important stats about the state.
The Population of Chhattisgarh according to the 2011 census stands at about 25 million, making it the 16th most populated state in India. The state came into being in the year 2000 and was formed out of Madhya Pradesh. The state is spread over an area of about 135000 sq. km. making it the 7th largest state in the country in terms of area. The density of population per sq. Km. is about 191 and fairly below the national average. The state has a growth rate of about 22% which exceeds the national growth rate of about 17%. The population of the state is rising considerably due to rapid efforts towards development and progress. The literacy rate in the state is about 73% a figure that has improved tremendously in the last few years due to the consistent efforts of the government. The sex ratio in Chhattisgarh is about 990 which is a healthy figure and above many of the other states. The statistics in the Chhattisgarh Census 2011 reveal facts that can be instrumental in planning for a better development plan for the state.
Chhattisgarh Urban/Rural Population
Chhattisgarh Urban Population
Out of total population of Chhattisgarh, 23.24% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 5,937,237 of which 3,035,469 are males and while remaining 2,901,768 are females. The urban population in the last 10 aas has increased by 23.24 percent.
Sex Ratio in urban regions of Chhattisgarh was 956 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 937 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chhattisgarh were 736,748. Of total population in urban region, 12.41 % were children (0-6).
Average Literacy rate in Chhattisgarh for Urban regions was 84.05 percent in which males were 90.58% literate while female literacy stood at 73.39%. Total literates in urban region of Chhattisgarh were 4,370,966.
Chhattisgarh Rural Population
Of the total population of Chhattisgarh state, around 76.76 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 9,797,426 and 9,810,535 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Chhattisgarh state was 19,607,961. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 76.76%.
In rural regions of Chhattisgarh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 1001 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 977 girls per 1000 boys. In Chhattisgarh, 2,924,941 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 14.92 percent of total rural population.
In rural areas of Chhattisgarh, literacy rate for males and female stood at 76.98 % and 55.15 %. Average literacy rate in Chhattisgarh for rural areas was 65.99 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 11,008,956.
Chhattisgarh Metropolitan/City Population
|Raipur Municipal Corporation||1,010,433||518,611||491,822|
|Bhilai Nagar Municipal Corporation||625,700||322,309||303,391|
|Korba Municipal Corporation||363,390||188,818||174,572|
|Bilaspur Municipal Corporation||331,030||170,410||160,620|
|Durg Municipal Corporation||268,806||136,641||132,165|
|Rajnandgaon Municipal Corporation||163,114||81,929||81,185|
|Raigarh Municipal Corporation||137,126||70,197||66,929|
|Jagdalpur Municipal Corporation||125,463||63,989||61,474|
|Ambikapur Municipal Corporation||112,449||58,332||54,117|
|Large Metropolitan Region||Population||Male||Female|
|Durg and Bhilai Nagar||1,064,222||545,916||518,306|