Area Profile

Population : Area Profile

Number of Households :383,217
Household size : 5.0
Proportion of Urban population (%) :7.0
Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males) : 972
Sex Ratio (0-6 Years) :977
Sex Ratio (SC) : 979
Sex Ratio (ST) : 987

Surguja District
  Person Male Female
Populatoin -Total 1,972,094 1,000,050 972,044
Population - Rural 1,834,913 928,009 906,904
Population - Urban 137,181 72,041 65,140
Population (0-6) 377,936 191,193 186,743
SC Population 94,837 47,931 46,906
Proportion of SC population (%) 4.8 4.8 4.8
ST Population 1,076,669 541,949 534,720
Proportion of ST population (%) 54.6 54.2 55.0
Number of literates 873,459 547,006 326,453
Literacy Rate (%) 54.8 67.6 41.6
Number of illiterates 1,098,635 453,044 645,591
Illiteracy Rate (%) 68.9 56.0 82.2
Total workers 982,041 554,457 427,584
Work Participation Rate (%) 49.8 55.4 44.0
Main workers 605,013 460,649 144,364
Proportion of Main Workers (%) 30.7 46.1 14.9
Marginal workers 377,028 93,808 283,220
Proportion of Marginal Workers (%) 19.1 9.4 29.1
Non workers 990,053 445,593 544,460
Proportion of Non Workers (%) 50.2 44.6 56.0
Cultivators 510,429 317,081 193,348
Proportion of cultivators to total workers (%) 52.0 57.2 45.2
Agricultural labourers 342,593 136,327 206,266
Proportion of agricultural labourers to total workers (%) 34.9 24.6 48.2
Workers in house hold industries 16,993 9,612 7,381
Proportion of workers in household industries to total workers (%) 1.7 1.7 1.7
Other workers 112,026 91,437 20,589
Percentage of Other workers to total workers (%) 11.4 16.5 4.8