Durg Tahsil, with population of about 11.3 lakh is Durg district's the most populous sub district, located in Durg district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 80 villages in the sub district, among them Sirsa Khurd is the most populous village with population of 6211 and Ganiyari is the least populous village with population of 409. Nagpura is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Khapri is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 6 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bhilai Nagar Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Bhilai Nagar and Durg Municipal Corporations; Jamul and Bhilai Charoda Municipalities and Utai Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 11.3 lakh people, among them about 5.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 5.5 lakh (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Durg tahsil is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.4 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 9.3 lakh) live in Durg Sub District urban part and 18% (about 2 lakh) population live in the Durg Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Durg

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,126,731 922,492 145,296 58,943 129,943
Male 576,597 473,380 73,238 29,979 67,000
Female 550,134 449,112 72,058 28,964 62,943

Most populated Villages and Cities in Durg

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sirsa Khurd 6211 Bhilai Nagar 618611
Chandkhuri 6130 Bhilai Nagar 616577
Nankatthi 5807 Durg 268806
Rasmada 5094 Jamul 22811
Thanaud 4997 Utai 8752
Nagpura 4879 Bhilai Charoda 7055
Nikum 4764
Albaras 4663
Khopli 4392
Anda 4169

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 954 in Muslims are 931 and in Sikhs are 930

Religion wise population 2011 - Durg

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,126,731 998,484 61,956 19,002 20,494 14,303 10,937 542 1,013
Male 576,597 511,092 32,082 9,358 10,621 7,077 5,587 286 494
Female 550,134 487,392 29,874 9,644 9,873 7,226 5,350 256 519

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.3% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 12.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.7% and child population has decreased by -8.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Durg

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.9% 12.4% 16.1% 12.7% -8.1%
Male 11.6% 11.1% 15% 11.4% -8%
Female 14.3% 13.9% 17.2% 14.1% -8.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 949, in schedule caste is 984 and in schedule tribe is 966. There are 939 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Durg

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 23 19 23 -3
2011 954 949 984 966 939
2001 932 926 965 943 942

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Durg

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Damoda 1117 Utai 980
Masabhat 1112 Durg 967
Khanda 1092 Bhilai Nagar 941
Rawelidih 1090 Bhilai Nagar 940
Khursul 1070 Jamul 932
Malood 1068 Bhilai Charoda 895
Dandesara 1059
Bhothli 1045
Pauwara 1037
Chingri 1034

Literacy

Total about 8.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 4.7 lakh are male and about 3.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Durg is 85%. 91% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Durg

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 1.7% 6.6%
2011 85.1% 91.4% 78.5%
2001 81.2% 89.7% 71.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Durg

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khamharia 84 Durg 87
Borigarka 83 Bhilai Nagar 87
Umarpoti 83 Bhilai Nagar 87
Purai 82 Jamul 85
Anda 82 Utai 85
Chingri 82 Bhilai Charoda 83
Katro 82
Matwari 81
Ruda 81
Kokdi 81

Workers profile

Durg has 36% (about 4.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 18% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Durg

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36% 32.9% 3.2% 64%
Male 53.6% 50.5% 3.1% 46.4%
Female 17.6% 14.4% 3.3% 82.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Durg

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Nagpura 16.3 Bhilai Nagar 142.3
Borai 14 Bhilai Nagar 142.3
Nikum 13.1 Bhilai Charoda 80.6
Thanaud 11.8 Durg 54.1
Chandkhuri 10.3 Jamul 16.2
Nankatthi 10.3 Utai 5.5
Anda 9.6
Khopli 9.1
Dhaur 9
Anjora 8.8