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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.

Recently as per Chhattisgarh census data, 90.21% houses are owned while 6.52% were rented. In all, 72.21% couples in Chhattisgarh lived in single family. In 2011, 48.80% of Chhattisgarh population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 1.21% of Chhattisgarh population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Chhattisgarh. 2.25% of family in Chhattisgarh owned car while 15.61% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Chhattisgarh, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Chhattisgarh population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Chhattisgarh.

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 Population

What 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.

Year Projected Population
2011 25,545,198 2.55 Crores
2021 30,560,000 3.06 Crores
2022 31,080,000 3.11 Crores
2023 31,530,000 3.15 Crores
2024 31,920,000 3.19 Crores
2025 32,260,000 3.23 Crores
2026 32,550,000 3.26 Crores
2027 32,800,000 3.28 Crores
2028 33,010,000 3.30 Crores
2029 33,190,000 3.32 Crores
2030 33,350,000 3.34 Crores
2031 33,480,000 3.35 Crores

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'.

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 23,819,789 93.25 %
Muslim 514,998 2.02 %
Other religion 494,594 1.94 %
Christian 490,542 1.92 %
Buddhist 70,467 0.28 %
Sikh 70,036 0.27 %
Jain 61,510 0.24 %
Not available 23,262 0.09 %

Chhattisgarh Population Data

Approximate Population 2.56 Crores 2.08 Crore
Actual Population 25,545,198 20,833,803
Male 12,832,895 10,474,218
Female 12,712,303 10,359,585
Population Growth 22.61% 18.06%
Percantage of total Population 2.11% 2.03%
Sex Ratio 991 989
Child Sex Ratio 969 975
Density/km2 189 154
Area(Km 2) 135,192 135,191
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.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Chhattisgarh is Raipur. The languages spoken in the Chhattisgarh state includes Chattisgarhi and Hindi. In total Chhattisgarh (CG) state comprises 18 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Chhattisgarh state is CG.

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

Big Cities Population Male Female
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
Raipur 1,123,558 577,992 545,566
Durg and Bhilai Nagar 1,064,222 545,916 518,306

What 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 the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 3.15 Crores.

Literacy rate of Chhattisgarh has seen upward trend and is 70.28 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Chhattisgarh from government records and data.

As per details from latest census data, currently Chhattisgarh is having higher sex ratio compared to national average. Sex Ratio of Chhattisgarh in 2011-2021 is...