Kabeerdham District, with population of about 8.2 lakh is Chhattisgarh's the 7th least populous district, located in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Kabeerdham district is 4235 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 194 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Pandariya is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.6 lakh and Sahaspur Lohara is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.5 lakh.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Kawardha Municipality and Out Growth; and Kawardha Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 8.2 lakh people, among them about 4.1 lakh (50%) are male and about 4.1 lakh (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 20% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kabeerdham district is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 1.8 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 7.4 lakh) live in Kabeerdham District rural part and 11% (about 87 thousand) population live in the Kabeerdham District urban part. Rural population density of Kabeerdham district is 176 and urban population density is 1556 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kabeerdham

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 822,526 535,685 119,798 167,043 141,904
Male 412,058 269,307 60,154 82,597 71,571
Female 410,468 266,378 59,644 84,446 70,333

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Kabeerdham

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Pandariya 255936 Indori 5649 Kawardha 46657
Kawardha 227231 Kunda 4653 Kawardha 44205
Bodla 187121 Ruse 3722 Pandariya 16165
Sahaspur Lohara 152238 Palansari 3494 Sahaspur-Lohara 7017
Dashrangpur 3347 Pandatarai 7008
Khairbana Kalan 3302 Bodla 5689
Dharampura 3228 Pipariya 4859
Birendra Nagar 3178
Birkona 3167
Pondi 3092

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district all other religious communities contribute 6% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 996

Religion wise population 2011 - Kabeerdham

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 822,526 776,013 12,206 980 924 433 1,167 30,222 581
Male 412,058 388,766 6,133 461 488 223 611 15,025 351
Female 410,468 387,247 6,073 519 436 210 556 15,197 230

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 40.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 40.3% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 41.1%. General caste population has increased by 38%; Schedule caste population has increased by 61.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 37% and child population has increased by 27.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kabeerdham

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40.7% 38% 61.1% 37% 27.5%
Male 41.1% 38.7% 61.3% 36.5% 26.7%
Female 40.3% 37.2% 61% 37.4% 28.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 989, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 1022. There are 983 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kabeerdham

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -11 -2 7 13
2011 996 989 992 1022 983
2001 1002 1000 994 1015 970

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kabeerdham

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sahaspur Lohara 1009 Mathani 1929 Bodla 1062
Bodla 1004 Saraipani 1647 Sahaspur-Lohara 1017
Kawardha 993 Bodhipara 1444 Pandariya 978
Pandariya 986 Kumhari 1315 Kawardha 976
Jogi Nawagaon Plot 1308 Pandatarai 973
Diyabar 1308 Kawardha 970
Amera 1307 Pipariya 965
Ghughuwa Dahra 1292
Khamraha 1278
Bachhrukonha 1273

Literacy

Total about 4.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 1.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kabeerdham is 61%. 73% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kabeerdham

Total Male Female
Change 5.7% 2.0% 9.2%
2011 60.9% 73% 48.7%
2001 55.2% 71% 39.5%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kabeerdham

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kawardha 65 Tukada Dhongai Tola 100 Kawardha 81
Sahaspur Lohara 62 Dhongai Tola 90 Kawardha 81
Pandariya 59 Lahabar 89 Pandariya 72
Bodla 57 Dhutpur 88 Sahaspur-Lohara 71
Alipur 86 Pipariya 70
Nawagaon Kalan 86 Pandatarai 69
Ruse 85 Bodla 69
Budhwara 83
Nawapara 81
Seoni(Rampur Plot) 81

Workers profile

Kabeerdham has 49% (about 4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 46% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kabeerdham

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.1% 38.5% 10.6% 50.9%
Male 52.7% 44.4% 8.3% 47.3%
Female 45.6% 32.6% 12.9% 54.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kabeerdham

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kamra Khol 15.7 Kawardha 14.9
Polmi 15.3 Kawardha 14.9
Indori 14.1 Pandariya 11.3
Munmuna 13.6 Sahaspur-Lohara 9.5
Birendra Nagar 11.9 Pandatarai 8.9
Bodalpani 10.9 Bodla 8
Ranveerpur 10.2 Pipariya 3.6
Sendurkhar 10
Ranjitpur 9.5
Bamhani 9.4