District Information

District MAP
Administrative Setup
Number of Tehsils / Sub-Tehsils 10
Number of C.D. Blocks 7
Number of Gram Panchayats 283
Number of Statutory Towns 5
Number of Inhabited Villages 1118
Number of Uninhabited Villages 473
Total Number of Villages 1591
Area in Sq. Kms. 6522

 

Demographic Profile
Number of Households 87,029
Average Size of Households 5.0

Population

Persons Male Female
Total 460,887 (100%) 235,218 (100%) 225,669 (100%)
Rural 426,345 (92.5%) 216,704 (92.1%) 209,641 (92.9%)
Urban 34,542 (7.5%) 18,514 (7.9%) 16,028 (7.1%)

 

Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males)
Total Rural Urban
959 967 866

 

Decadal Growth Rate, 1991 - 2001
Total Rural Urban
+17.2 +17.3 +15.6

 

Distribution of Villages by Population Range
Population Size No. of Villages Percentage
< 200 324 29.0
200 - 499 503 45.0
500 - 999 245 21.9
1000 - 1999 40 3.6
2000 - 4999 6 0.5
5000 - 9999 0 0.0
10000 + 0 0.0
Total 1118 100.0

 

Population in Age Group 0 - 6 years
  Persons Male Female
Total 69,579 35,594 33,985
Rural 65,902 33,610 32,292
Urban 3,677 1,984 1,693

 

Child Sex Ratio
Girls in 0-6 age group per 1000 boys in 0-6 age group
Total Rural Urban
955 961 853


 

Scheduled Caste Population

Proportion of Scheduled Caste to Total Population : 20 %
Persons Males Females
Total 92,359 46,940 45,419
Rural 86,150 43,761 42,389
Urban 6,209 3,179 3,030


 

Sex Ratio of Scheduled Caste Population
Total Rural Urban
968 969 953


 

Scheduled Tribes Population

Proportion of Scheduled Tribes to Total Population : 25.5 %
Persons Males Females
Total 117,569 58,850 58,719
Rural 115,701 57,812 57,889
Urban 1,868 1,038 830


 

Sex Ratio of Scheduled Tribes Population
Total Rural Urban
998 1001 800


 

Literacy Status
  Persons Male Female
Total 246,169 (62.9%) 152,533 (76.4%) 93,636 (48.8%)
Rural 218,546 (60.6%) 137,067 (74.9%) 81,479 (45.9%)
Urban 27,623 (89.5%) 15,466 (93.6%) 12,157 (84.8%)

 

Number of Illiterates
Excluding the population in age group 0-6 years
  Persons Male Female
Total 145,139 (37.1%) 47,091 (23.6%) 98.048 (51.2%)
Rural 1,41,897 (39.4%) 46,027 (25.1%) 95,870 (54.1%)
Urban 3,242 (10.5%) 1,064 (6.4%) 2,178 (15.2%)

 

Economically Active Population
Workers (Main + Marginal)
  Persons Male Female
Total 230,452  126,718 103,734
Rural 218,883 117,617 101,266
Urban 11,569 9,101 2,468


 

Work Participation Rate
% of Total Workers to total population
  Persons Male Female
Total 50.0 53.9 46.0
Rural 51.3 54.3 48.3
Urban 33.5 49.2 15.4

 

Non - Workers
Persons Male Female
Total 230,435 108,500 121,935
Rural 207,462 99,087 108,375
Urban 22,973 9,413 13,560

 

Proportion of Non-Workers to Total Population
  Persons Male Female
Total 50.0 46.1 54.0
Rural 48.7 45.7 51.7
Urban 66.5 50.8 84.6

 

Total Workers by Industrial Categories (Main workers + Marginal Workers)
Cultivators
Persons Male Female
Total 167,590 74,839 92,751
Rural 167,304 74,721 92,583
Urban 286 118 168

 

Proportion of cultivators to total Workers
  Persons Male Female
Total 72.7 59.1 89.4
Rural 76.4 63.5 91.4
Urban 2.5 1.3 6.8


 

Agricultural Labourer
  Persons Male Female
Total 1,655 984 671
Rural 1,649 981 668
Urban 6 3 3

 

Proportion of Agricultural Labourers to Total Workers
  Persons Male Female
Total 0.7 0.8 0.6
Rural 0.8 0.8 0.7
Urban 0.1 0.0 0.1


 

Household Industry Workers
  Persons Male Female
Total 2,780 1,574 1,206
Rural 2,599 1,428 1,171
Urban 181 146 35

 

Proportion of Household Industry workers to total Workers
  Persons Male Female
Total 1.2 1.2 1.2
Rural 1.2 1.2 1.2
Urban 1.6 1.6 1.4

 

Other workers
  Persons Male Female
Total 58,427 49,321 9,106
Rural 47,331 40,487 6,844
Urban 11,096 8,834 2,262

 

Proportion of other Workers to total Workers
  Persons Male Female
Total 25.4 38.9 8.8
Rural 21.6 34.4 6.8
Urban 95.9 97.1 91.7

Source : Census of India 2001