Chhattisgarh lies in East Central part of India and is a pile of gold with a wealth of History, Nature, Heritage, Culture, Festivity and Art. Almost every aspect of Chhattisgarh is Untouched, Unblemished, & Unspoilt and yet to be explored. Chhattisgarh became an independent state of India on 1 November 2000 & was part of Madhya Pradesh till then. The reason to achieve Independent status was felt by its people to claim a distinct cultural identity for the region.
Half of the land in Chhattisgarh is used as a farmland whereas rest of the land falls either under forest cover or is otherwise unsuitable for cultivation. Chhattisgarh is well connected to the rest of the country by road, rail, and air. It accommodates a number of national parks and many wildlife sanctuaries. The Indrāvati National Park is a wildlife sanctuary for tigers.
Geographical Location: It is bounded by the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand to the north and northeast, Odisha to the east, Telangana (formerly part of Andhra Pradesh) to the south, and Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to the west.
Climate: The climate of Chhattisgarh is mostly Tropical i.e. summer is hot, dry, and windy while winters are usually pleasant and dry & is mostly governed by Monsoon pattern.
Population of Chhattisgarh in 2019
Chhattisgarh is essentially a parochial state with only 23.24% of its population living in urban neighborhood.
According to the data of Census 2011, Chhattisgarh has population of 2.56 Crores, an increase from figure of 2.08 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Chhattisgarh as per the census is 25,545,198 of which male and female are 12,832,895 and 12,712,303 respectively.
To find out the population of Chhattisgarh in 2019, we need to review the population trend of last 5 years. The population of past 5 years is –
- 2014 – 27 Million
- 2015 – 27.9 Million
- 2016 – 28.2 Million
- 2017 – 28.84 Million
- 2018 – 29.268 Million
Since precise prediction is not an easy task especially when it comes to handling of large and complex data of population, we can try to get an idea of the current year population by thoroughly investigating and analyzing the population from the year 2014 – 18. On investigating, we came to the conclusion that every year the population increases by approximate 0.428 Million people. Hence, the population of Chhattisgarh in 2019 is determined to be –
29.268 Million + 0.428 Million = 29.696 Million.
So, the population of Chhattisgarh in the year 2019 as per estimated data will be 29.696 Million.
Chhattisgarh Population 2019 –29.696 Million (Estimated).
Demography of Chhattisgarh
According to the data available in 2011 census, the 93.25% of the population follows Hinduism, while 2% followed Islam, 1% Christianity and some of them having Buddhism, Jainism or diverse religions. The tribes of Chhattisgarh follow Sarnaism which is an indigenous religion. Chhattisgarh has a sex ratio of 991 females per 1000 males; this proportion is scant when compared with other various states. The official language is Hindi and is spoken by non-provincial population of the state. Chhattisgarhi, a language of Hindi tongue, is articulated and grasped by the predominating part of people in Chhattisgarh.
Population Density and Growth of Chhattisgarh
The population density of the state is 189 persons per square kilometer. The total population growth in this decade was 22.61% while earlier it was 18.06%. The population of Chhattisgarh forms 2.11 % of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was around 2.03 percent. With reference to the population growth, the state has assumed control over its mother province of Madhya Pradesh.
State Symbols of Chhattisgarh
|Language||Chhattisgarhi & Hindi|
Fun Facts about Chhattisgarh
- Chhattisgarh is one of the country’s largest suppliers of dolomite.
- The place is an amazing treasure house of age old tribal culture and history. Not to forget the world famous bell metal handicrafts and terracotta items.
- The state accounts for70% of Tendu Leaves. Tendu leaves are used to make Bidi.
- It is called Rice Bowl of India.
- India’s biggest waterfall is situated in Bastar, Chhattisgarh.
- Its home to a large Tibetan Population at Mainpat, also known as the Shimla of Chhattisgarh.
- Bastar Dhokra,Iron craft &Wooden Craft holds the status of geographical Indication tag given by Government of India.