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Demography

According to the 2011 census, Balodabazar – Bhatapara district has a population of  13,05,343. The district has a population density of 349.60 inhabitants per square kilometer . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 49.87%. Balodabazar – Bhatapara district has a sex ratio of 1004 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 70.63%.

Population
Description Reference Year 2011 Reference Year 2001
Population  1305343 (Rural : 1139160, Urban : 166183)  870967 (Rural : 776625, Urban : 94342)
Male Population  651474  383728
Female Population  653869  392897
Population growth Rate(%)  49.87  NA
Population Density (Per Sq Km)  349.60  233.26
female-Male Ratio(Every 1000)  1004  1018
Scheduled Caste  305018 (23.37% of Total Population)  NA
Scheduled Tribe  167450 (12.83% of Total Population)  NA
Literacy  70.63% NA
Male Literacy  82.79%  NA
Female Literacy  58.57%  NA
Administrative Setup
Organizational Unit Detail of the Organizational Unit
Sub Division 05 (Balodabazar,  Bhatapara, Simga, Kasdol, Bilaigarh)
Tehsil 06 (Balodabazar,  Bhatapara, Simga, Palari,Kasdol, Bilaigarh)
Sub Tehsil 05 (Lawan,  Nipniya, Suhela, Sandi, Bhatgaon)
Block/Janpad Panchayat 06 (Balodabazar,  Bhatapara, Simga, Palari,Kasdol, Bilaigarh)
Nagar Palika Parishad 02 (Balodabazar, Bhatapara)
Nagar Panchayat 07 (Simga, Palari, Lawan, Kasdol, Tundra, Bilaigarh, Bhatgaon)
Gram Panchayat 611
Total Village 961
Populated Village 940
Forest Village  61
Deserted Village 14
Revenue Inspector Circle  12
Patwari Halka 253 + 32 New Approved
Geographical Information
Name of the Geographical Unit Detail of the Geographical Unit
District Formation date 01.01.2012
Geographical Position of Balodabazar – Bhatapara District Above of Middle point in the State
Latitude: 21.3000 54′ to 21.450 14′
Longitude: 81.020 17′ to 82.290 07′
Area 3733.87 square KM
Surrounding Districts Bemetara, Mungeli, Bilaspur, Janjgir-Champa, Raigarh, Mahasamund and Raipur
Average Rainfall(June to Oct. ) 974.4 mm (Avg. of 2012-2016)