Kondagaon Tahsil, with population of about 2 lakh is Bastar district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Bastar district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 182 villages in the sub district, among them Mulmula is the most populous village with population of 5406 and Malam(Viran) is the least populous village with population of 19. Badekanera is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 40 km2 and Kotelbeda is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Kondagaon Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 99 thousand (49%) are male and about 1 lakh (51%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 65% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kondagaon tahsil is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 43 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Kondagaon Sub District rural part and 15% (about 31 thousand) population live in the Kondagaon Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kondagaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 201,795 59,673 11,182 130,940 32,247
Male 99,039 29,804 5,522 63,713 16,071
Female 102,756 29,869 5,660 67,227 16,176

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kondagaon

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Mulmula 5406 Kondagaon 30921
Badekanera 5334
Baniyagaon 4739
Masora 4290
Bamhani 3263
Sonabal 3056
Palli 3027
Sambalpur 2730
Kokodi 2705
Badebendri 2664

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1039 in Muslims are 920.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kondagaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 201,795 198,182 1,363 866 343 218 637 83 103
Male 99,039 97,190 710 428 190 108 319 38 56
Female 102,756 100,992 653 438 153 110 318 45 47

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -40% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -39.3% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of -40.6%. General caste population has decreased by -32.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -31%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -43.4% and child population has decreased by -49.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kondagaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -40% -32.6% -31% -43.4% -49.4%
Male -40.6% -32.6% -31.2% -44.3% -49.3%
Female -39.3% -32.6% -30.9% -42.5% -49.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1038 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 1055. There are 1007 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kondagaon

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 -1 5 34 -2
2011 1038 1002 1025 1055 1007
2001 1016 1003 1020 1021 1009

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kondagaon

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Malam(Viran) 1375 Kondagaon 1015
Arandwal 1348
Indagaon 1310
Kokodi 1284
Paroda 1252
Farasgaon 1234
Bansirsi 1229
Bawadi 1200
Hasalnar 1198
Pusawand 1194

Literacy

Total about 91 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 54 thousand are male and about 38 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kondagaon is 54%. 65% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kondagaon

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 9.6% 13.9%
2011 53.9% 64.9% 43.3%
2001 42.3% 55.3% 29.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kondagaon

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chikhalputi 77 Kondagaon 79
Mardapal 72
Kamela 71
Satgaon 68
Nilji 68
Konda Gaon 67
Girola 67
Mayur Dongar 67
Jarebendri 66
Bamhani 66

Workers profile

Kondagaon has 51% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 47% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 32% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kondagaon

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.1% 26.9% 24.3% 48.9%
Male 55.3% 39.3% 16% 44.7%
Female 47.1% 14.9% 32.2% 52.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kondagaon

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Badekanera 40.3 Kondagaon 7.4
Mulmula 35.3
Konda Gaon 30.6
Ghodagaon 29.5
Tumdiwal 25.2
Kudhur 22.8
Masora 22.6
Joba 21.4
Malakot 17.9
Puspal 16.5