Gurur Tahsil, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Durg district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Durg district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 121 villages in the sub district, among them Palari is the most populous village with population of 4642 and Nagweldih is the least populous village with population of 67. Armari Kalan is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Gotatola is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Gurur Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 71 thousand (50%) are male and about 72 thousand (50%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 19% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gurur tahsil is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 30 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 1.4 lakh) live in Gurur Sub District rural part and 3% (3775) population live in the Gurur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gurur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 143,225 106,595 8,804 27,826 16,086
Male 71,191 53,274 4,345 13,572 8,204
Female 72,034 53,321 4,459 14,254 7,882

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gurur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Palari 4642 Gurur 3775
Kanwar 3700
Armari Kalan 3512
Arkar 3373
Pendarwani 3268
Chitaud 2976
Kaneri 2829
Miri Tola 2489
Sorar 2366
Kuliya 2312

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 1012.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gurur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 143,225 141,144 934 401 20 7 34 649 36
Male 71,191 70,159 467 198 13 5 13 317 19
Female 72,034 70,985 467 203 7 2 21 332 17

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 9.1% which is -0.6% lower than male population growth rate of 9.7%. General caste population has increased by 9.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 10.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.8% and child population has decreased by -23.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gurur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.4% 9.5% 10.1% 8.8% -23.1%
Male 9.7% 9.6% 12.2% 9.2% -21.8%
Female 9.1% 9.4% 8.1% 8.4% -24.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1012 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1001, in schedule caste is 1026 and in schedule tribe is 1050. There are 961 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 decreased by 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gurur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -5 -2 -39 -8 -32
2011 1012 1001 1026 1050 961
2001 1017 1003 1065 1058 993

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gurur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Onakona Alias Odemadih 1360 Gurur 1005
Sohtara 1329
Pond 1164
Hitekasa 1150
Petechuwa 1139
Nawagaon 1131
Dokla 1130
Gotatola 1125
Arjuni 1123
Khairwahi 1106

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 57 thousand are male and about 47 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gurur is 81%. 90% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gurur

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 3.3% 8.9%
2011 81.4% 89.9% 73%
2001 75.3% 86.6% 64.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gurur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khordo 92 Gurur 86
Akalwara 91
Pewaro 90
Dubchera 89
Bhaismundi 88
Bharrigaon 88
Dokla 88
Dadhari 87
Bhulandabri 87
Anandpur 87

Workers profile

Gurur has 52% (about 75 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 48% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gurur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.4% 38.1% 14.4% 47.6%
Male 57% 45.7% 11.3% 43%
Female 47.9% 30.5% 17.5% 52.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gurur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Armari Kalan 11.6 Gurur 3.7
Palari 10.3
Arkar 9.2
Kanwar 8.3
Mohara 7
Dhaneli 6.9
Naragaon 6.2
Bhirai Khas 6
Sohpur 5.8
Sonai Dongri 5.7