Ambikapur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Ambikapur sub district's only municipal corporation located in Ambikapur sub district of Surguja district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Ambikapur municipal corporation is 40 km2. Population density of the city is 2799 persons per km2. There are 43 wards in the city, among them Ambikapur Ward No 20 is the most populous ward with population of 4625 and Bhagwanpur (og) Ward No 42 (rural Mdds Code:433050) is the least populous ward with population of 1122.

Nearest railway station is Ambikapur which is within the city. Ambikapur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ambikapur. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 339 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1180 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 58 thousand (52%) are male and about 54 thousand (48%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 20% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ambikapur municipal corporation is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 22 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ambikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 112,449 85,080 4,849 22,520 13,401
Male 58,332 44,551 2,570 11,211 7,140
Female 54,117 40,529 2,279 11,309 6,261

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 70.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 66 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 73% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 67.9%. General caste population has increased by 53.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 58.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 204.1% and child population has increased by 52.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ambikapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 70.3% 53.2% 58.4% 204.1% 52.8%
Male 67.9% 51.4% 63.6% 199.8% 50.7%
Female 73% 55.2% 52.9% 208.6% 55.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 910, in schedule caste is 887 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 877 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ambikapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 23 -62 29 26
2011 928 910 887 1009 877
2001 900 887 949 980 851

Literacy

Total about 87 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 40 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ambikapur is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ambikapur

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% 0.1% 3.6%
2011 88.3% 92.8% 83.4%
2001 86.5% 92.7% 79.8%

Workers profile

Ambikapur has 31% (about 35 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 12% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ambikapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.8% 28.7% 2.1% 69.2%
Male 48% 45.1% 3% 52%
Female 12.2% 11.1% 1.2% 87.8%