Chikhalakasa Nagar Panchayat, with population of 6160 is Dondi sub district's the least populous nagar panchayat located in Dondi sub district of Durg district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Chikhalakasa nagar panchayat is 9 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 683 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Chikhalakasa Ward No 11 is the most populous ward with population of 697 and Chikhalakasa Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 232.

Nearest railway station is Dalli Rajhara which is 1 km far from here. Dondi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 11 km. District head quarter of the city is Durg which is 82 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 134 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1230.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 6160 people, among them 3004 (49%) are male and 3156 (51%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chikhalakasa nagar panchayat is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1359 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chikhalakasa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,160 3,432 547 2,181 596
Male 3,004 1,688 263 1,053 305
Female 3,156 1,744 284 1,128 291

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 5% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 6% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1042 in Christians are 1470 and in Buddhists are 1024

Religion wise population 2011 - Chikhalakasa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,160 5,310 107 284 160 166 115 16 2
Male 3,004 2,601 53 115 82 82 61 9 1
Female 3,156 2,709 54 169 78 84 54 7 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1051 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1033, in schedule caste is 1080 and in schedule tribe is 1071. There are 954 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total 4851 people in the city are literate, among them 2520 are male and 2331 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chikhalakasa is 87%. 93% of male and 81% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Chikhalakasa has 41% (2508) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 27% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chikhalakasa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.7% 29.2% 11.5% 59.3%
Male 54.9% 45.3% 9.7% 45.1%
Female 27.2% 13.8% 13.3% 72.8%