Demography

Demographic Profile of the District
Category Absolute Figures In Percentage
Area 5234 Square Kilometers
Population- Total 1174271 1.92% of State
Male 590329 50.27%
Female 583942 49.73%
Rural   953594 81.21%
Urban   220677 18.79%
Decadal Population Growth   22.81%  
Density of Population (per Sq. kms)   223
Literacy-Total 510003 51.83%
Male 306751 62.25%
Female 203252  41.38%
SC Population – Total 273315 23.28%
Male  137204 50.20%
Female 136111 49.80%
ST Population – Total 146849 12.51%
Male 73564 50.09%
Female 73285 49.91%
Sex Ratio 989  
Child Sex Ratio 951  
Occupational pattern of Population Total Workers 547696 46.64% of population
Main Workers 437241 79.83% of total Workers
Marginal workers 159333 29.09%
Cultivators 159333 20.09%
Agriculture labourers 234655 42.84%
Household industry workers 13192 2.14%
Other workers 140516 25.66%
Marginal workers (3-6 months) 99488 90.03%
Marginal workers (less than 3 months) 11007 9.97%