Tokapal Tahsil, with population of about 78 thousand is Bastar district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Bastar district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 70 villages in the sub district, among them Rajur is the most populous village with population of 4515 and Gatam is the least populous village with population of 48. Salepal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 32 km2 and Kanakurushpal is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 78 thousand people, among them about 38 thousand (48%) are male and about 40 thousand (52%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 73% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tokapal tahsil is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 18 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tokapal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 77,505 20,972 172 56,361 12,075
Male 37,573 10,286 88 27,199 6,069
Female 39,932 10,686 84 29,162 6,006

Most populated Villages in Tokapal

Villages
Name Population
Rajur 4515
Kurenga 3558
Chhaparbhanpuri 3309
Arracote 2619
Sirisgura 2463
Salepal 2255
Raikote 2160
Keshloor 2147
Bademoratpal 2093
Karangi 2039

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1059 in Christians are 1192.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tokapal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 77,505 74,739 94 2,584 12 2 0 9 65
Male 37,573 36,292 55 1,179 7 1 0 6 33
Female 39,932 38,447 39 1,405 5 1 0 3 32

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -89% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -88.7% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of -89.3%. General caste population has decreased by -91.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -98.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -87.1% and child population has decreased by -89.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tokapal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -89% -91.7% -98.8% -87.1% -89.8%
Male -89.3% -91.9% -98.8% -87.5% -89.7%
Female -88.7% -91.5% -98.8% -86.8% -89.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1063 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1039, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 1072. There are 990 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 55 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tokapal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 55 52 -45 52 -19
2011 1063 1039 955 1072 990
2001 1008 987 1000 1020 1009

Villages with highest sex ratio in Tokapal

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Dimrapal 2124
Gatam 1400
Telimarenga 1341
Totar 1197
Patharli Alis(Udwa) 1176
Chhindbhar 1151
Kanakurushpal 1133
Matkot 1132
Nainnar 1127
Gumiyapal 1125

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tokapal is 49%. 59% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tokapal

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 3.5% 6.5%
2011 48.6% 59.4% 38.7%
2001 44% 55.9% 32.2%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Tokapal

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Parpa 73
Tanhakapal 73
Tokapal 73
Dimrapal 71
Markapal 66
Nainmur 66
Kanakurushpal 66
Metawara 66
Telimarenga 65
Ghatsargipal 65

Workers profile

Tokapal has 45% (about 35 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 35% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tokapal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.9% 25.1% 19.8% 55.1%
Male 56% 36.6% 19.4% 44%
Female 34.5% 14.2% 20.3% 65.5%

Biggest Villages in Tokapal

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Salepal 32.3
Kurenga 23.3
Chhaparbhanpuri 12.4
Ransargipal 12.2
Barupata 12
Sirisgura 11.6
Nainnar 10.8
Arracote 10.3
Karangi 9.4
Bhejripadar 7.8