Durg Municipal Corporation, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Durg sub district's the least populous municipal corporation located in Durg sub district of Durg district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Durg municipal corporation is 54 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 4968 persons per km2. There are 58 wards in the city, among them Durg Ward No 51 is the most populous ward with population of 8620 and Durg Ward No 29 is the least populous ward with population of 2581.

Nearest railway station is Durg which is within the city. Durg is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Durg. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 40 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1149 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 29°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Durg municipal corporation is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 57 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Durg

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 268,806 225,063 31,175 12,568 29,970
Male 136,641 114,717 15,630 6,294 15,404
Female 132,165 110,346 15,545 6,274 14,566

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 966 in Muslims are 956 and in Jains are 971

Religion wise population 2011 - Durg

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 268,806 233,706 16,119 3,734 3,437 4,558 6,952 51 249
Male 136,641 118,889 8,239 1,784 1,824 2,235 3,527 27 116
Female 132,165 114,817 7,880 1,950 1,613 2,323 3,425 24 133

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.8% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 14.5%. General caste population has increased by 13.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.8% and child population has decreased by -3.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Durg

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.6% 13.7% 25.4% 29.8% -3.8%
Male 14.5% 12.6% 24.7% 27.7% -4.7%
Female 16.8% 14.8% 26.1% 32.1% -2.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 995 and in schedule tribe is 997. There are 946 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Durg

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 18 11 34 19
2011 967 962 995 997 946
2001 949 944 984 963 927

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 96 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Durg is 87%. 93% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Durg

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 1.7% 6.6%
2011 87.4% 92.9% 81.6%
2001 83.3% 91.2% 75%

Workers profile

Durg has 36% (about 97 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 18% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Durg

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.2% 34% 2.2% 63.8%
Male 54.1% 51.5% 2.6% 45.9%
Female 17.8% 15.8% 1.9% 82.2%