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Demography

According to census 2011, the demographic details of Gadchiroli district are given as follows;

District Demographic  Indicator Value District Demographic Indicator Value
Total Area of District 14,412 Sq. K.M. No. of Revenue Sub Divisions 6
Total No. of Talukas 12 No of Revenue Circle s 40
No of Panchayat Samitis 12 No of Gram Panchayats 457
No. of Municipal Councils 2 No of Nagar Panchayats 10
No of Villages 1688 No. Police Sub Divisions 8
Total Number of House Hold 2,50,435 Total Population of District 10,72,942
Total Male Population 5,50,435 Total Female Population 5,31,614
Sex Ratio 982 Urban Population 1,18,033
Rural Population 9,54,909 %of  Rural Population to the total population 89.00 %
%of Urban Population to the total population 11.00 % Literacy Rate 66.03
Population Density 67 / Sq Km ( census2001) Male Literacy Rate 72.98
Total SC Population 1,20,745 Female Literacy Rate 58.92
Total SC Male Population 61,041 Illiteracy Rate 33.97
Total SC Female Population 59,704 Male Illiteracy Rate 27.01
SC Population Percentage 11.25% Female Illiteracy Rate 41.07
Total ST Population 4,15,306 No of Families below Poverty line 1,12,738 (C2002-07)
Total ST Male Population 2,07,377 Total SC Families below poverty line 18,888
Total ST Female Population 2,07,829 Total ST Families below Poverty Line 42,737
ST Population Percentage 38.70 %