Korba Tahsil, with population of about 3.7 lakh is Korba district's the most populous sub district, located in Korba district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 129 villages in the sub district, among them Tilkeja is the most populous village with population of 5422 and Pendradih is the least populous village with population of 94. Gurma is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 36 km2 and Kerijheriya is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Korba Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Korba Municipal Corporation; and Rajgamar Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.7 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (49%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 29% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Korba tahsil is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 86 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 64% (about 2.4 lakh) live in Korba Sub District urban part and 36% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Korba Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Korba

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 369,257 216,679 45,924 106,654 51,192
Male 188,711 112,317 23,378 53,016 25,990
Female 180,546 104,362 22,546 53,638 25,202

Most populated Villages and Cities in Korba

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Tilkeja 5422 Korba 224680
Dondro 4848 Korba 222817
Bhaisma 3434 Rajgamar 11544
Urga 3196
Barpali 3070
Korkoma 2703
Jilga 2557
Patadhi 2508
Godhi 2499
Dhongdraha 2490

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 958 in Muslims are 919 and in Christians are 997.

Religion wise population 2011 - Korba

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 369,257 339,820 14,646 11,142 2,089 562 520 64 414
Male 188,711 173,528 7,634 5,580 1,112 358 267 29 203
Female 180,546 166,292 7,012 5,562 977 204 253 35 211

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 22% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 22.6% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 21.3%. General caste population has increased by 24.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.6% and child population has increased by 5.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Korba

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22% 24.5% 26.1% 15.6% 5.6%
Male 21.3% 23.8% 25.4% 14.8% 4.5%
Female 22.6% 25.2% 26.8% 16.4% 6.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 929, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 1012. There are 970 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Korba

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 10 11 14 21
2011 957 929 964 1012 970
2001 947 919 953 998 949

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Korba

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dhengurdih 1190 Rajgamar 953
Solwa 1170 Korba 927
Aretara 1145 Korba 927
Kurudih 1143
Malikachhar 1138
Gidhkuwari 1133
Kaldamar 1110
Along 1108
Girari 1108
Satrenga 1108

Literacy

Total about 2.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Korba is 77%. 85% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Korba

Total Male Female
Change 8.3% 4.8% 12.2%
2011 76.5% 85.3% 67.4%
2001 68.2% 80.5% 55.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Korba

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khordal 82 Korba 84
Semipali 81 Korba 84
Patadhi 79 Rajgamar 81
Devermal 77
Kudmura 76
Urga 76
Akhrapali 76
Bahera 75
Dondro 75
Bhaisma 74

Workers profile

Korba has 38% (about 1.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 22% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Korba

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.1% 27% 11.1% 61.9%
Male 53.2% 42.3% 10.9% 46.8%
Female 22.4% 11.1% 11.3% 77.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Korba

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Gurma 35.8 Korba 215.9
Barpali 28.4 Korba 215.9
Geraon 28.2 Rajgamar 18.8
Labed 19.7
Katkona 19.2
Jilga 18.7
Fulsari 18.5
Kesala 18.3
Lemroo 18
Chirra 17.9