Korba Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 3.7 lakh is Korba district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Korba district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Korba municipal corporation and out growth is 216 km2. Population density of the city is 1692 persons per km2. There are 59 wards in the city, among them Korba Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Dondro (og) Ward No 59 (rural Mdds Code:436319) is the least populous ward with population of 1863.

Nearest railway station is Korba which is within the city. Korba is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Korba. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 220 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1195.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15°C.

The city is divided into 3 parts, the parts are - Korba Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Korba (Part 1) and Korba (Part 2) Municipal Corporations.


The city is home to about 3.7 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Korba municipal corporation and out growth is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 82 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Korba

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 365,253 365,253 48,182 46,810 46,604
Male 189,772 141,292 24,759 23,721 24,052
Female 175,481 128,969 23,423 23,089 22,552

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 923 in Muslims are 944 and in Christians are 965.

Religion wise population 2011 - Korba

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 365,253 331,481 18,024 10,914 2,909 661 648 213 403
Male 189,772 172,411 9,273 5,554 1,542 386 333 108 165
Female 175,481 159,070 8,751 5,360 1,367 275 315 105 238

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 925 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 973. There are 938 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 2.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Korba is 83%. 91% of male and 76% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Korba has 33% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 12% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Korba

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.8% 29.2% 3.6% 67.2%
Male 51.8% 47.3% 4.5% 48.2%
Female 12.3% 9.5% 2.7% 87.7%