Lohandiguda Tahsil, with population of about 76 thousand is Bastar district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Bastar district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 82 villages in the sub district, among them Gadhiya is the most populous village with population of 4100 and Tumaskodar is the least populous village with population of 40. Mardum is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 33 km2 and Chalkiguda is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 76 thousand people, among them about 37 thousand (49%) are male and about 39 thousand (51%) are female. 25% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 74% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lohandiguda tahsil is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 17 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Lohandiguda tahsil live in the Lohandiguda Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lohandiguda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 75,842 19,022 573 56,247 12,412
Male 37,209 9,452 287 27,470 6,148
Female 38,633 9,570 286 28,777 6,264

Most populated Villages in Lohandiguda

Villages
Name Population
Gadhiya 4100
Chitrakot 3587
Belar 2838
Badanji 2711
Parapur 2653
Mardum 2471
Michnar 2409
Badedharaur 2375
Taragaon 2316
Anjar 1960

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 1037.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lohandiguda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 75,842 74,990 63 698 5 72 0 0 14
Male 37,209 36,809 33 326 1 31 0 0 9
Female 38,633 38,181 30 372 4 41 0 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -89.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -89.1% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of -89.4%. General caste population has decreased by -92.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -96%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -87.2% and child population has decreased by -89.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lohandiguda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -89.3% -92.5% -96% -87.2% -89.5%
Male -89.4% -92.6% -96% -87.3% -89.6%
Female -89.1% -92.4% -96% -87% -89.5%

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 1012, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 1048. There are 1019 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lohandiguda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 25 -3 28 10
2011 1038 1012 997 1048 1019
2001 1008 987 1000 1020 1009

Villages with highest sex ratio in Lohandiguda

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Limaupadar 1469
Usaribeda 1446
Barchhepal 1368
Adwal 1246
Sulenga 1223
Karkaguda 1195
Toyar 1184
Dharmabeda 1181
Surguda 1172
Baghanpal 1169

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and 9757 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lohandiguda is 39%. 48% of male and 30% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -5%. Male literacy has gone down by -8% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lohandiguda

Total Male Female
Change -5.2% -8.0% -2.1%
2011 38.8% 47.9% 30.1%
2001 44% 55.9% 32.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Lohandiguda

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Usaribeda 80
Badedharaur 70
Benidharaur 70
Kothiyaguda 67
Kumhali 65
Lakhaibeda 63
Badanji 62
Dharmabeda 61
Chandanpur 61
Chhoteparroda 60

Workers profile

Lohandiguda has 56% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 51% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lohandiguda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55.7% 29.1% 26.6% 44.3%
Male 60.1% 45.3% 14.8% 39.9%
Female 51.4% 13.5% 37.9% 48.6%

Biggest Villages in Lohandiguda

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Mardum 33.4
Michnar 25
Parapur 23.9
Chitrakot 22.9
Koder 18.5
Gadhiya 17.9
Anjar 17.2
Tetam 14.8
Bheja 14.5
Kaknar 13.5