Rajpur Nagar Panchayat, with population of 4838 is Rajpur sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Rajpur sub district of Surguja district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Rajpur nagar panchayat is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 806 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Rajpur Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 655 and Rajpur Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 206.

Nearest railway station is Ambikapur which is 43 km far from here. Rajpur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ambikapur which is 37 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 387 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1405.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 4838 people, among them 2254 (47%) are male and 2584 (53%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 41% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rajpur nagar panchayat is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 987 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rajpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,838 2,668 191 1,979 642
Male 2,254 1,369 93 792 328
Female 2,584 1,299 98 1,187 314

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 8% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1143 in Christians are 1451 and in Muslims are 623.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rajpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,838 4,285 125 397 3 1 3 24 0
Male 2,254 2,000 77 162 0 0 3 12 0
Female 2,584 2,285 48 235 3 1 0 12 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1146 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 1054 and in schedule tribe is 1499. There are 957 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total 3405 people in the city are literate, among them 1652 are male and 1753 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rajpur is 81%. 86% of male and 77% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Rajpur has 37% (1802) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 22% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rajpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.2% 30.7% 6.5% 62.8%
Male 54.2% 50.4% 3.8% 45.8%
Female 22.5% 13.6% 8.9% 77.5%