Raipur Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 10.3 lakh is Raipur sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Raipur sub district of Raipur district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Raipur municipal corporation and out growth is 156 km2. Population density of the city is 6598 persons per km2. There are 72 wards in the city, among them Raipur Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of about 35 thousand and Raipur Ward No 70 is the least populous ward with population of 6366.

Nearest railway station is Raipur which is within the city. Raipur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Raipur. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1205.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 10.3 lakh people, among them about 5.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 5 lakh (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raipur municipal corporation and out growth is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.2 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,027,264 851,867 130,969 44,428 131,166
Male 527,365 438,907 65,756 22,702 67,861
Female 499,899 412,960 65,213 21,726 63,305

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 945 in Muslims are 956 and in Christians are 1041

Religion wise population 2011 - Raipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,027,264 900,096 73,661 15,523 14,641 7,280 14,333 419 1,311
Male 527,365 462,660 37,659 7,605 7,618 3,663 7,292 212 656
Female 499,899 437,436 36,002 7,918 7,023 3,617 7,041 207 655

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 69.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 71.7% which is 4.1% higher than male population growth rate of 67.6%. General caste population has increased by 68.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 74%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 88.4% and child population has increased by 56.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 69.6% 68.1% 74% 88.4% 56.3%
Male 67.6% 66.6% 71.3% 78.8% 56.7%
Female 71.7% 69.7% 76.8% 99.7% 55.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 948 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 957. There are 933 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 17 31 100 -5
2011 948 941 992 957 933
2001 926 924 961 857 938

Literacy

Total about 7.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.2 lakh are male and about 3.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raipur is 86%. 91% of male and 80% 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 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 1.9% 6.7%
2011 85.9% 91.2% 80.4%
2001 81.8% 89.3% 73.7%

Workers profile

Raipur has 37% (about 3.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 17% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.6% 33.9% 2.8% 63.4%
Male 55.1% 51.9% 3.1% 44.9%
Female 17.2% 14.8% 2.4% 82.8%