Bastanar Tahsil, with population of about 48 thousand is Bastar district's the least populous sub district, located in Bastar district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 42 villages in the sub district, among them Badekilepal is the most populous village with population of 7728 and Manjhi Bhata is the least populous village with population of 41. Bastanar is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 44 km2 and Teetri is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 48 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (48%) are male and about 25 thousand (52%) are female. 7% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 92% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bastanar tahsil is 18%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bastanar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 48,040 3,461 328 44,251 8,468
Male 23,107 1,707 170 21,230 4,133
Female 24,933 1,754 158 23,021 4,335

Most populated Villages in Bastanar

Villages
Name Population
Badekilepal 7728
Kodenar 4771
Badekakloor 4181
Bastanar 3191
Mutanpal 2836
Bade Bodenar 2715
Kapanar 2234
Irpa 1843
Kumharsadra 1305
Lalaguda 1298

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1079.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bastanar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 48,040 47,805 83 112 1 2 1 8 28
Male 23,107 22,990 42 53 1 1 0 5 15
Female 24,933 24,815 41 59 0 1 1 3 13

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -93.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -93% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of -93.4%. General caste population has decreased by -98.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -97.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -89.9% and child population has decreased by -92.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bastanar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -93.2% -98.6% -97.7% -89.9% -92.8%
Male -93.4% -98.7% -97.6% -90.2% -93%
Female -93% -98.6% -97.8% -89.6% -92.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1079 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1028, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 1084. There are 1049 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 71 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bastanar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 71 41 -71 64 40
2011 1079 1028 929 1084 1049
2001 1008 987 1000 1020 1009

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bastanar

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Silakjhodi 1419
Batkonta 1343
Pusem 1325
Bahanpur 1313
Parlameta 1222
Korgali 1210
Kumharsadra 1175
Pirmeta 1162
Sanwgel 1157
Bastanar 1144

Literacy

Total 8850 people in the sub district are literate, among them 5363 are male and 3487 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bastanar is 22%. 28% of male and 17% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -22%. Male literacy has gone down by -28% and female literacy rate has gone down by -15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bastanar

Total Male Female
Change -21.6% -27.6% -15.3%
2011 22.4% 28.3% 16.9%
2001 44% 55.9% 32.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bastanar

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Turangur 56
Tangiyaghori 46
Bahanpur 40
Bhosariras 39
Pirmeta 35
Tirthum 34
Naktoka 31
Bastanar 30
Kodenar 29
Adwal 28

Workers profile

Bastanar has 49% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 43% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 27% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bastanar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49% 26.5% 22.5% 51%
Male 55% 37.2% 17.8% 45%
Female 43.4% 16.5% 26.9% 56.6%

Biggest Villages in Bastanar

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Bastanar 44.1
Badekakloor 42.6
Mutanpal 35.5
Bade Bodenar 29.7
Parlameta 22
Irpa 21.9
Kapanar 21.7
Bagmundipaneda 11.4
Sanwgel 11.2
Kumharsadra 11.1