Raipur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 10.1 lakh is Raipur sub district's only municipal corporation located in Raipur sub district of Raipur district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Raipur municipal corporation is 156 km2. Population density of the city is 6490 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 10.1 lakh people, among them about 5.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 4.9 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 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 1,010,433 838,569 128,159 43,705 128,665
Male 518,611 431,932 64,358 22,321 66,563
Female 491,822 406,637 63,801 21,384 62,102

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 66.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 68.9% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 64.9%. General caste population has increased by 65.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 70.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 85.3% and child population has increased by 53.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66.8% 65.4% 70.2% 85.3% 53.3%
Male 64.9% 63.9% 67.7% 75.8% 53.7%
Female 68.9% 67.1% 72.9% 96.5% 52.8%

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 991 and in schedule tribe is 958. 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 30 101 -5
2011 948 941 991 958 933
2001 926 924 961 857 938

Literacy

Total about 7.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.1 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 4.2% 1.9% 6.8%
2011 86% 91.2% 80.5%
2001 81.8% 89.3% 73.7%

Workers profile

Raipur has 37% (about 3.7 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 36.7% 33.9% 2.8% 63.3%
Male 55.1% 51.9% 3.1% 44.9%
Female 17.3% 14.9% 2.4% 82.7%