Raipur Tahsil, with population of about 13.7 lakh is Raipur district's the most populous sub district, located in Raipur district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 88 villages in the sub district, among them Mandhar is the most populous village with population of 7735 and Borjhara is the least populous village with population of 7. Silyari Kurud is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Hatband is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 6 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Raipur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Raipur Municipal Corporation; Birgaon Municipality; Mana-Camp and Koora Nagar Panchayats and Siltara Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 13.7 lakh people, among them about 7 lakh (51%) are male and about 6.6 lakh (49%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Raipur tahsil is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.9 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 11.6 lakh) live in Raipur Sub District urban part and 15% (about 2.1 lakh) population live in the Raipur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Raipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,366,141 1,124,019 183,906 58,216 184,830
Male 701,837 579,441 92,529 29,867 95,062
Female 664,304 544,578 91,377 28,349 89,768

Most populated Villages and Cities in Raipur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Mandhar 7735 Raipur 1027264
Silyari Kurud 6963 Raipur 1010433
Serikhedi 5802 Birgaon 96294
Mana 5461 Mana-Camp 11953
Dhaneli-1 Dhaneli) 5108 Siltara 10721
Sankara 4987 Koora 8857
Kachana 4951
Boria Kalan 4866
Jora 4836
Tekari-2 (Tekari) 4792

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 945 in Muslims are 946 and in Christians are 1035

Religion wise population 2011 - Raipur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,366,141 1,229,003 80,794 16,907 14,963 7,526 14,456 946 1,546
Male 701,837 631,803 41,512 8,307 7,808 3,791 7,361 473 782
Female 664,304 597,200 39,282 8,600 7,155 3,735 7,095 473 764

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 34.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 36.3% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 33.2%. General caste population has increased by 34.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 36.4% and child population has increased by 14.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.7% 34.6% 34.9% 36.4% 14.6%
Male 33.2% 33.4% 33.1% 30% 14.9%
Female 36.3% 35.8% 36.8% 43.8% 14.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 940, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 949. There are 944 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 17 27 91 -6
2011 947 940 988 949 944
2001 926 923 961 858 950

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Raipur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Borjhara 1333 Koora 1005
Murra 1089 Raipur 948
Neurdih 1070 Raipur 948
Bahesar-2 (Bahesar) 1058 Birgaon 902
Pirda-2 (Pirda) 1042 Mana-Camp 894
Baratnara 1039 Siltara 745
Gidhauri 1035
Deori-2 (Deori) 1034
Munrethi-2 (Munrethi) 1032
Gordi 1029

Literacy

Total about 9.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 5.4 lakh are male and about 4.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Raipur is 84%. 90% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Raipur

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 3.6% 11.3%
2011 83.7% 89.8% 77.4%
2001 76.6% 86.2% 66.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Raipur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jora 85 Mana-Camp 89
Charauda-1 83 Raipur 86
Parastarai 83 Raipur 86
Dharsiva 83 Birgaon 80
Bherawa 82 Siltara 79
Barbanda 81 Koora 73
Mandhar 80
Mohadi-1 80
Dhaneli-1 Dhaneli) 80
Manohara 80

Workers profile

Raipur has 37% (about 5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 18% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Raipur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.9% 33.1% 3.8% 63.1%
Male 54.6% 50.7% 3.8% 45.4%
Female 18.1% 14.4% 3.7% 81.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Raipur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Silyari Kurud 12.9 Raipur 155.7
Mana 10.7 Raipur 155.7
Boria Kalan 10.5 Birgaon 36.9
Giraud 10.2 Koora 16.5
Mandhar 9.8 Siltara 11.4
Deori-2 (Deori) 9.4 Mana-Camp 6
Serikhedi 9
Saragaon 8.5
Pathari(Pathari Khudmudi) 8.2
Gordi 7.5