Population of Durg, Chhattisgarh

Population of Durg, Chhattisgarh

Durg is a city in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Its part of of Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration & is the second largest urban area after Raipur in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. 

Durg Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Durg City in 2011 is 268,679 (2.69 Lakhs) of which the male population is 136,537 and the female population is 132,142.


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Durg for 2011 is 1500 people per sq. km. Durg city administers area is 182 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Durg City in 2011 was 87.94 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 93.72 % and 82.00%. respectively. Total literate in Durg city was 210,639 of which 113,866 are males while 96,773 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Durg , it stood at 968 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 939 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 29,165 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  15,044 are boys while 14,121 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 939. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.80 % of the total population of Durg City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Durg in 2021 – 3 lakhs (approx)

Durg CityCensus 2011
Total Population268,679 ( 3.29 lacs)
Male Population136,537
Female Population132,142
Density of Population1500 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)87.94 %
% of Male Literates93.72 %
% of Female Literates82.00%
Sex Ratio968
Child Sex Ratio939
Children (0-6 years)29,165
Boys (0-6yrs)15,044
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)14,121

Sources: Census 2011

Durg District Population

Durg district is a district situated in Chhattisgarh, India. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Chhattisgarh (out of 18), after Raipur.  As per census 2011, Durg district population is 3,343,872 (33.44 Lakhs) of which 1,606,403 are males and 1,400,135 are females. The literacy rate is 79.06% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 988. The child sex ratio is 963

Durg DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population3,343,872 (33.44 Lakhs)
Male Population1,682,101
Female Population1,661,771
District Area8,535
Density of Population392 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)79.06%
Sex Ratio988
Child Sex Ratio963

Source: Census 2011