Bastar is a Nagar Panchayat city in district of Bastar, Chhattisgarh. The Bastar city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Bastar Nagar Panchayat has population of 10,048 of which 4,866 are males while 5,182 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1407 which is 14.00 % of total population of Bastar (NP). In Bastar Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1065 against state average of 991. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Bastar is around 1010 compared to Chhattisgarh state average of 969. Literacy rate of Bastar city is 64.39 % lower than state average of 70.28 %. In Bastar, Male literacy is around 73.98 % while female literacy rate is 55.46 %.
Bastar Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 2,220 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Bastar Caste Factor
In Bastar (NP), most of the (NP) population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 58.08 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.09 % of total population in Bastar (NP).
Bastar Work Profile
Out of total population, 3,969 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,609 were males while 1,360 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 3969 working population, 84.20 % were engaged in Main Work while 15.80 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Bastar 2020 Population
The next census for Bastar Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.