Chhattisgarh Population - Census India 2011

Chhattisgarh is one of state in India with population of 2,55,45,198. There are 18 districts, 149 Taluks, 20,126 villages and 205 towns in Chhattisgarh.

As per the Census India 2011, Chhattisgarh has 56,50,724 households, population of 2,55,45,198 of which 1,28,32,895 are males and 1,27,12,303 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 36,61,689 which is 14.33% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Chhattisgarh state is around 991 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Chhattisgarh state is 60.21% out of which 68.64% males are literate and 51.7% females are literate. The total area of Chhattisgarh is 1,35,192 sq.km with population density of 189 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 76.76% of population lives in Urban area and 23.24% lives in Rural area. There are 12.82% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 30.62% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total2,55,45,198100%
Hindu2,38,19,78993.25%
Muslim5,14,9982.02%
Other religions and persuasions4,94,5941.94%
Christian4,90,5421.92%
Buddhist70,4670.28%
Sikh70,0360.27%
Jain61,5100.24%
Religion not stated23,2620.09%

Chhattisgarh Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)3,381.701,31,810.30
Number of households12,85,15643,65,568
Total Population59,37,2371,96,07,961
Population (%)51.13%50.03%
Male Population30,35,46997,97,426
Female Population29,01,76898,10,535
Sex Ratio9561001
Literacy (%)73.62%56.15%

List of Districts in Chhattisgarh

Check out complete list of all districts in Chhattisgarh
DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Raipur40,63,87212,383328984
Durg33,43,8728,535392988
Bilaspur26,63,6298,272322971
Surguja23,59,88615,732150978
Janjgir - Champa16,19,7073,853420986
Rajnandgaon15,37,1338,0701901015
Raigarh14,93,9847,086211991
Bastar14,13,19910,4701351023
Korba 12,06,6406,598183969
Mahasamund10,32,7544,7902161017
Jashpur 8,51,6695,8381461005
Kabeerdham8,22,5264,235194996
Dhamtari 7,99,7814,0841961010
Uttar Bastar Kanker7,48,9417,1611051006
Koriya6,58,9176,604100968
Dakshin Bastar Dantewada5,33,6388,298641020
Bijapur2,55,2308,53030984
Narayanpur1,39,8204,65330994

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Chhattisgarh Population Facts

Number of Households56,50,724
Population2,55,45,198
Male Population1,28,32,895 (50.24%)
Female Population1,27,12,303 (49.76%)
Children Population36,61,689
Area1,35,192 km2
Population density/km2189
Sex-ratio991
Literacy60.21%
Male Literacy68.64%
Female Literacy51.7%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %30.62%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %12.82%

Map of Chhattisgarh

Big Cities

Raipur10,27,264
Raipur10,27,264
Raipur10,10,433
Raipur10,10,433
Bhilai Nagar6,18,611
Bhilai Nagar6,18,611
Bhilai Nagar6,16,577
Bhilai Nagar6,16,577
Bilaspur3,49,107
Bilaspur3,49,107