Narharpur Tahsil, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Uttar Bastar Kanker district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Uttar Bastar Kanker district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 118 villages in the sub district, among them Basanwahi is the most populous village with population of 3260 and Parredora is the least populous village with population of 75. Dabena is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Khajrawan is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 54 thousand (49%) are male and about 56 thousand (51%) are female. 31% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 66% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narharpur tahsil is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 96% (about 1.1 lakh) live in Narharpur Sub District rural part and 4% (4509) population live in the Narharpur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 110,424 33,782 3,723 72,919 12,584
Male 53,931 16,489 1,804 35,638 6,426
Female 56,493 17,293 1,919 37,281 6,158

Most populated Villages and Cities in Narharpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Basanwahi 3260 Narharpur 4509
Sarona 3097
Choriya 2629
Jamgaon 2090
Sarwandi 1939
Surahi 1843
Amoda 1826
Musurputa 1735
Mandabharri 1684
Dudhawa 1650

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district all other religious communities contribute 11% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1042

Religion wise population 2011 - Narharpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 110,424 98,274 236 91 2 233 82 10,527 979
Male 53,931 48,131 118 44 2 112 42 5,113 369
Female 56,493 50,143 118 47 0 121 40 5,414 610

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10.3% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 9.6%. General caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 7.7% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narharpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.9% 15.1% 9% 7.7% -15.6%
Male 9.6% 14.1% 9.7% 7.6% -13.5%
Female 10.3% 16.2% 8.3% 7.8% -17.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1048 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1049, in schedule caste is 1064 and in schedule tribe is 1046. There are 958 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 decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Narharpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 19 -14 2 -50
2011 1048 1049 1064 1046 958
2001 1041 1030 1078 1044 1008

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Narharpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Jhaliamari 1373 Narharpur 1031
Singanpur 1344
Nishanharra 1318
Manikpur 1274
Kosumpani 1244
Mujal-Gondi 1219
Budeli 1184
Bagod 1178
Salhe-Tola(Babu) 1172
Dompadar 1167

Literacy

Total about 68 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 38 thousand are male and about 30 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narharpur is 69%. 80% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narharpur

Total Male Female
Change -2.5% -2.6% -2.3%
2011 69.2% 79.8% 59.2%
2001 71.7% 82.4% 61.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Narharpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dhodrapahar 88 Narharpur 84
Gahrinbandha 87
Chindkhadak 86
Bhiraud 85
Markatola(Largaon) 85
Masulpani 85
Maheshpur 83
Khadarwahi 83
Dudumbahara 82
Marrampani 80

Workers profile

Narharpur has 57% (about 63 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 55% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narharpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 57.4% 36.9% 20.5% 42.6%
Male 60.2% 46.1% 14.1% 39.8%
Female 54.7% 28.1% 26.6% 45.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Narharpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dabena 12.8 Narharpur 14.3
Mandabharri 12.8
Choriya 12.2
Dhanesara 11.7
Basanwahi 11.6
Deogaon 10.9
Dumarpani 10.6
Badal 9.5
Surahi 9.5
Risewada 9.3