Chhindgarh Tahsil, with population of about 80 thousand is Dakshin Bastar Dantewada district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Dakshin Bastar Dantewada district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 78 villages in the sub district, among them Chhindgarh is the most populous village with population of 4652 and Itagupha is the least populous village with population of 60. Pakela is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 34 km2 and Chikaras is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 80 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (48%) are male and about 41 thousand (52%) are female. 17% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 82% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhindgarh 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 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhindgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 79,672 13,687 459 65,526 13,042
Male 38,599 6,785 228 31,586 6,479
Female 41,073 6,902 231 33,940 6,563

Most populated Villages in Chhindgarh

Villages
Name Population
Chhindgarh 4652
Pakela 3680
Tongpal 3481
Talnar 2566
Urmapal 2443
Gumma 2347
Ganjenar 2129
Atkariras 2109
Kunna 2088
Rokel 1946

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 1065 in Muslims are 934.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chhindgarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 79,672 78,430 530 456 0 3 163 21 69
Male 38,599 37,982 274 208 0 3 90 9 33
Female 41,073 40,448 256 248 0 0 73 12 36

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -65.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -65.1% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of -66.1%. General caste population has decreased by -58.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -87.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -66.4% and child population has decreased by -70.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhindgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -65.6% -58.2% -87.3% -66.4% -70.7%
Male -66.1% -59.5% -87.4% -66.8% -70.4%
Female -65.1% -56.8% -87.3% -66% -70.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1064 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1017, in schedule caste is 1013 and in schedule tribe is 1075. There are 1013 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 decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhindgarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 64 9 26 -18
2011 1064 1017 1013 1075 1013
2001 1034 953 1004 1049 1031

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chhindgarh

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Itagupha 1500
Keratong 1448
Mutheli 1447
Bhandarras 1290
Nayanar 1276
Irpa 1255
Andumpal 1241
Dhobanpal 1236
Pusgunna 1235
Kawarakopa 1229

Literacy

Total about 26 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and 9619 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhindgarh is 39%. 50% of male and 28% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhindgarh

Total Male Female
Change 14.3% 16.8% 12.2%
2011 38.6% 50.1% 27.9%
2001 24.3% 33.3% 15.7%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chhindgarh

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Tongpal 80
Chhindgarh 69
Puspal 63
Surrepal 58
Kanjipani 57
Pujaripal 55
Permaras 55
Ratinaikras 54
Chhuragatta 53
Chipurpal 52

Workers profile

Chhindgarh has 56% (about 45 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 55% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 38% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhindgarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56.1% 28.5% 27.6% 43.9%
Male 56.9% 40.9% 16% 43.1%
Female 55.2% 16.8% 38.4% 44.8%

Biggest Villages in Chhindgarh

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Pakela 34.1
Kunna 33.1
Pondum 32.6
Urmapal 26.7
Kundanpal 25.3
Rokel 23.4
Dabba 21.7
Ganjenar 18
Atkariras 17.1
Hamirgarh 16.8