Narayanpur District, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Chhattisgarh's the least populous district, located in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Narayanpur district is 4653 km2 and it is the 4th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 30 persons per km2. There are 2 sub districts in the district, among them Narayanpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 1 lakh and Orchha is the least populous sub district with population of about 35 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 70 thousand (50%) are male and about 70 thousand (50%) are female. 19% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 77% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narayanpur district is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 28 thousand households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Narayanpur District rural part and 16% (about 22 thousand) population live in the Narayanpur District urban part. Rural population density of Narayanpur district is 25 and urban population density is 1084 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narayanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 139,820 26,680 4,979 108,161 23,358
Male 70,104 14,068 2,518 53,518 11,744
Female 69,716 12,612 2,461 54,643 11,614

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Narayanpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Narayanpur 104870 Chhotedongar 3817 Narayanpur 22106
Orchha 34950 Orchha 3158
Mahimagawadi 2288
Benoor 2134
Garhbengal 1725
Dhodai 1705
Binjlee 1262
Edka 1256
Bhatpal 1249
Karlapal 1247

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district all other religious communities contribute 8% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 996

Religion wise population 2011 - Narayanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 139,820 129,161 776 600 96 71 409 8,542 165
Male 70,104 64,715 430 336 52 36 219 4,226 90
Female 69,716 64,446 346 264 44 35 190 4,316 75

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -89.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -89.4% which is -0.2% lower than male population growth rate of -89.2%. General caste population has decreased by -93.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -87.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -87.5% and child population has decreased by -89.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narayanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -89.3% -93.4% -87.1% -87.5% -89.9%
Male -89.2% -93% -86.9% -87.5% -89.8%
Female -89.4% -93.7% -87.4% -87.5% -90%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 977 and in schedule tribe is 1021. There are 989 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Narayanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -17 -95 -35 1 -20
2011 994 897 977 1021 989
2001 1011 992 1012 1020 1009

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Narayanpur 995 Acheli 1714 Narayanpur 930
Orchha 992 Tadonar 1622
Horadi 1588
Palahur 1568
Michbeda 1545
Rawnadi 1500
Muttentoda 1500
Kodoli 1417
Hamokal 1400
Hachekoti(Mad) 1400

Literacy

Total about 57 thousand people in the district are literate, among them about 33 thousand are male and about 23 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narayanpur is 49%. 57% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narayanpur

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 1.0% 8.3%
2011 48.6% 57.3% 39.9%
2001 43.9% 56.3% 31.6%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Narayanpur 54 Sulanga 78 Narayanpur 83
Orchha 33 Belgaon 75
Khadakagaon 73
Dugabengal 73
Guriya 73
Kapsi 72
Orchha 71
Nelwad 71
Dhanora 71
Farasgaon 69

Workers profile

Narayanpur has 51% (about 71 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 47% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narayanpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50.8% 30.1% 20.8% 49.2%
Male 54.5% 39.6% 14.8% 45.5%
Female 47.2% 20.5% 26.7% 52.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Narayanpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Benoor 10.8 Narayanpur 20.4
Borpal 10.7
Kanhargaon 10.1
Deogaon 9.8
Karlapal 9.2
Khadakagaon 8.7
Borawand 8.6
Bawadi 8.4
Khodgaon 8.3
Gotajamhari 7.6