Gunderdehi Tahsil, with population of about 2 lakh is Durg district's the 5th most populous sub district, located in Durg district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 159 villages in the sub district, among them Kachandur is the most populous village with population of 3237 and Tekapar is the least populous village with population of 168. Haldi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Hira Khapri is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Gunderdehi and Arjunda Nagar Panchayats.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (50%) are male and about 1 lakh (50%) are female. 75% 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 Gunderdehi tahsil is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 42 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 1.9 lakh) live in Gunderdehi Sub District rural part and 7% (about 13 thousand) population live in the Gunderdehi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gunderdehi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 204,752 152,756 26,007 25,989 24,599
Male 101,869 76,274 12,846 12,749 12,362
Female 102,883 76,482 13,161 13,240 12,237

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gunderdehi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kachandur 3237 Gunderdehi 8614
Sikosa 3139 Arjunda 4851
Haldi 2908
Pairi 2609
Bharda Kalan 2461
Kandul 2420
Mahud 2325
Kalangpur 2238
Belaudi 2220
Gabdi 2195

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1010.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gunderdehi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 204,752 202,071 1,199 116 33 450 567 206 110
Male 101,869 100,528 593 58 16 220 291 110 53
Female 102,883 101,543 606 58 17 230 276 96 57

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.7% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 11.9%. General caste population has increased by 11.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.2% and child population has decreased by -15.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gunderdehi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.3% 11.9% 13.1% 14.2% -15.1%
Male 11.9% 11.5% 12.9% 13.4% -16.1%
Female 12.7% 12.3% 13.3% 15.1% -14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1003, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 1039. There are 990 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gunderdehi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 7 4 16 25
2011 1010 1003 1025 1039 990
2001 1003 996 1021 1023 965

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gunderdehi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ruda 1204 Arjunda 1017
Dhangaon 1142 Gunderdehi 1012
Arjuni Alias Tikri 1139
Iraguda 1121
Machoud 1103
Gorkapar (Tilkhairi) 1102
Sirrabhatha 1100
Mahud 1096
Sirsida 1083
Kotgaon 1078

Literacy

Total about 1.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 81 thousand are male and about 66 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gunderdehi is 81%. 90% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gunderdehi

Total Male Female
Change 0.9% 0.0% 1.8%
2011 81.2% 90.1% 72.5%
2001 80.3% 90.1% 70.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gunderdehi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rengakathera 92 Arjunda 83
Rehchi 90 Gunderdehi 81
Jhinka 89
Bhathagaon (Bhagwan) 88
Khuteri 88
Dhangaon 87
Dongitarai 87
Kandul 87
Limora 87
Pinkapar 86

Workers profile

Gunderdehi has 51% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 46% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gunderdehi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.2% 37.1% 14.1% 48.8%
Male 56.6% 45.1% 11.5% 43.4%
Female 45.9% 29.2% 16.8% 54.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gunderdehi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Haldi 10.4 Gunderdehi 9.6
Gabdi 8.8 Arjunda 6.2
Kandul 8.6
Ranchirai 8.5
Bharda Kalan 7.9
Kasauda 7.9
Khursuni 7.6
Pairi 7.5
Kachandur 7.1
Mahud 7.1