Arang Tahsil, with population of about 3.1 lakh is Raipur district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Raipur district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 164 villages in the sub district, among them Nardaha is the most populous village with population of 5698 and Hardi is the least populous village with population of 220. Gullu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Ranisagar is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Arang Nagar Panchayat; and Mandir Hasaud Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.1 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (50%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arang tahsil is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 65 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 90% (about 2.8 lakh) live in Arang Sub District rural part and 10% (about 32 thousand) population live in the Arang Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Arang

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 314,489 219,822 83,679 10,988 49,525
Male 158,515 111,114 41,872 5,529 25,046
Female 155,974 108,708 41,807 5,459 24,479

Most populated Villages and Cities in Arang

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Nardaha 5698 Arang 19091
Gullu 4922 Mandir Hasaud 12807
Palaud-1 (Palaud) 4402
Reewa 4388
Kosrangi 4209
Korasi 4012
Lakholi 3734
Banarsi-I (Banarsi) 3672
Bhainsa 3594
Bhansoj 3549

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 984.

Religion wise population 2011 - Arang

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 314,489 311,532 2,336 228 99 103 39 2 150
Male 158,515 157,038 1,160 108 53 49 22 2 83
Female 155,974 154,494 1,176 120 46 54 17 0 67

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 29.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 29.2% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 29.6%. General caste population has increased by 24.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 31.3% and child population has increased by 8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Arang

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.4% 24.3% 44.8% 31.3% 8%
Male 29.6% 24.5% 44.5% 33.2% 7.2%
Female 29.2% 24% 45.1% 29.5% 8.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 998 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 977 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Arang

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -5 4 -28 15
2011 984 978 998 987 977
2001 987 983 994 1015 962

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Arang

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gidhawa 1144 Arang 978
Jaraud-2 (Jaraud) 1112 Mandir Hasaud 945
Akolikalan-2 (Akolikala 1093
Kulipota 1089
Majitaha 1082
Chakwe 1076
Ghorbhatti 1070
Sankari-2 (Sankari) 1067
Umariya 1064
Kesla 1062

Literacy

Total about 2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 84 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arang is 74%. 84% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Arang

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 3.2% 12.0%
2011 74% 84.1% 63.7%
2001 66.3% 80.9% 51.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Arang

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kunda 86 Arang 80
Mungesar 84 Mandir Hasaud 80
Semariya-2 (Semariya) 84
Khapri-1 83
Gidhawa 83
Kalai 82
Khapri-3 (Khapri) 82
Pahanda 82
Kurud-2 (Kurud) 82
Kulipota 82

Workers profile

Arang has 45% (about 1.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 37% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Arang

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45% 32.9% 12.1% 55%
Male 52.7% 43% 9.8% 47.3%
Female 37.2% 22.7% 14.5% 62.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Arang

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Gullu 16.1 Arang 23.5
Bhandar 12.5 Mandir Hasaud 13.4
Nardaha 12.2
Godhi-1 (Godhi) 12
Kosrangi 11.6
Korasi 11.5
Mokhala 10.5
Palaud-1 (Palaud) 10.1
Kurud-I (Kurud) 9.7
Farfaud 9.6