Demography

As per Provisional population figures of 2011 Census.

Demographic details
Demographic Label Value
District Formation Date 16-01-2012
Area 5897.79 Sq Km
Location – Latitude 18.2400° N
Location – Longitude 81.4000° E
No. of Revenue Sub Divisions 2
No. of Tehsils 3
No. of RI Circles 7
No. of Patwari Circles 113
No. of Gram Panchayats 146
No. of Nagar Palikas 1
No. of Nagar Panchayats 3
Population(Total) 2,70,821
Population(Male) 1,33,350
Population(Female) 1,37,471
ST Population % 85%
Sex Ratio (Male to Female) 1017:1000
Population Density 45 per sq.km.
Literacy Rate 29%
Literacy(Male) 49.69%
Literacy(Female) 23.33%
Forest Cover 65%
Forest Sub Divisions 2
Assembly Segments 1(KONTA-90)
Parliamentary Segment 1( Bastar-09)