Know the current (2021) population of Chhattisgarh and also the population according to the 2011 census.

Chhattisgarh Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Chhattisgarh in 2021
32,199,722
Estimated population of males in 2021
16,172,638
Estimated population of females in 2021
16,027,084

Population as per 2011 census

Population
25,545,198
Male Population
12,830,336
Female Population
12,714,862
% of Male' Population
50.23%
% of Female' Population
49.77%
% of India' Population
2.11%
Sex Ratio
991
Child Sex Ratio
969
Density/km2
189
Density/mi2
489
Area (km2)
135,192
Area (mi2)
52,198
Child Population (0-6 Age)
3,661,689
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
1,859,935
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
1,801,754
Literacy
70.28%
Male Literacy
80.29%
Female Literacy
60.22%
Total Literates
15,379,922
Male Literates
8,807,893
Female Literates
6,572,029
Population Rural
19,607,961
Population Rural Percentage
76.76%
Population Urban
5,937,237
Population Urban Percentage
23.24%

Chhattisgarh Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
23,819,789
93.25%
30,024,844
Muslims
514,998
2.02%
649,155
Christians
490,542
1.92%
618,328
Sikhs
70,036
0.27%
88,280
Buddhists
70,467
0.28%
88,824
Jains
61,510
0.24%
77,533
Not Stated
23,262
0.09%
29,322
Others
494,594
1.94%
623,436
Total
25,545,198
100.00%
32,199,722

Chhattisgarh Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
Most Populous District Raipur
4,063,872
Least Populous District Narayanpur
139,820
District with Highest Sex Ratio Bastar
1,023
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Korea
968
District with Highest Literacy Rate Durg
79.06%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Bijapur
40.86%
District with Highest Population Density Janjgir Champa
421
District with Lowest Population Density Narayanpur
20

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Bastar
1,413,199
1,781,337
2. Bijapur
255,230
321,717
3. Bilaspur
2,663,629
3,357,504
4. Dantewada
533,638
672,651
5. Dhamtari
799,781
1,008,124
6. Durg
3,343,872
4,214,951
7. Janjgir Champa
1,619,707
2,041,641
8. Jashpur
851,669
1,073,529
9. Kabirdham
822,526
1,036,794
10. Kanker
748,941
944,040
11. Korba
1,206,640
1,520,970
12. Korea
658,917
830,565
13. Mahasamund
1,032,754
1,301,786
14. Narayanpur
139,820
176,243
15. Raigarh
1,493,984
1,883,167
16. Raipur
4,063,872
5,122,511
17. Rajnandgaon
1,537,133
1,937,556
18. Surguja
2,359,886
2,974,636

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Ambikapur
112,449
141,742
2. Bhilai Nagar
625,700
788,695
3. Bilaspur
331,030
417,263
4. Durg
268,806
338,830
5. Jagdalpur
125,463
158,146
6. Korba
363,390
458,053
7. Raigarh
137,126
172,847
8. Raipur
1,010,433
1,273,651
9. Rajnandgaon
163,114
205,605