Dipka Municipality, with population of about 27 thousand is Katghora sub district's only municipality located in Katghora sub district of Korba district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Dipka municipality is 7 km2. Population density of the city is 3645 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Dipka Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 2515 and Dipka Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 686.

Nearest railway station is Gevra which is 12 km far from here. Katghora is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 22 km. District head quarter of the city is Korba which is 26 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 210 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1320.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 27 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (53%) are male and about 13 thousand (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dipka municipality is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 6293 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dipka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27,158 22,096 2,330 2,732 3,342
Male 14,351 11,721 1,200 1,430 1,750
Female 12,807 10,375 1,130 1,302 1,592

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 895 in Muslims are 837 and in Christians are 930.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dipka

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 27,158 24,387 1,655 772 286 27 26 2 3
Male 14,351 12,871 901 400 153 13 10 0 3
Female 12,807 11,516 754 372 133 14 16 2 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 34.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 35% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 34.6%. General caste population has increased by 42.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4% and child population has decreased by -3.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dipka

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.8% 42.3% 16.9% 4% -3.4%
Male 34.6% 42.3% 14.1% 3.9% -4.1%
Female 35% 42.2% 20.1% 4% -2.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 892 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 885, in schedule caste is 942 and in schedule tribe is 910. There are 910 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dipka

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 -1 48 0 15
2011 892 885 942 910 910
2001 890 886 894 910 895

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 9544 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dipka is 90%. 94% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dipka

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 0.2% 4.8%
2011 90% 94.3% 85.1%
2001 87.6% 94.1% 80.3%

Workers profile

Dipka has 30% (8126) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 7% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dipka

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29.9% 28.6% 1.3% 70.1%
Male 50.5% 49.2% 1.3% 49.5%
Female 6.8% 5.5% 1.3% 93.2%