Chirmiri Municipal Corporation, with population of about 85 thousand is Koriya district's only municipal corporation located in Koriya district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Chirmiri municipal corporation is 129 km2. Population density of the city is 661 persons per km2. There are 40 wards in the city, among them Chirmiri (m.corp) Ward No 32 is the most populous ward with population of 4201 and Chirmiri (m.corp) Ward No 36 is the least populous ward with population of 758.

Nearest railway station is Chirmiri which is within the city. Khadganva is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 16 km. District head quarter of the city is Baikunthpur which is 36 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 319 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1332.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 32°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17°C.

The city is divided into 2 parts, the parts are - Chirmiri (Part 1) and Chirmiri (Part 2) Municipal Corporations.

Demographics

The city is home to about 85 thousand people, among them about 44 thousand (52%) are male and about 41 thousand (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chirmiri municipal corporation is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chirmiri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 85,317 85,317 10,817 11,432 8,487
Male 44,375 33,039 5,505 5,831 4,426
Female 40,942 30,029 5,312 5,601 4,061

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 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 924 in Muslims are 923 and in Christians are 903.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chirmiri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 85,317 75,269 7,737 1,391 505 32 340 0 43
Male 44,375 39,128 4,024 731 278 14 171 0 29
Female 40,942 36,141 3,713 660 227 18 169 0 14

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 909, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 961. There are 918 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 62 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 35 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chirmiri is 80%. 88% of male and 72% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Chirmiri has 28% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 8% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chirmiri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.7% 24.6% 3.1% 72.3%
Male 46.3% 41.7% 4.6% 53.7%
Female 7.5% 6% 1.5% 92.5%