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Table 1 Demographic profile of Bastar, Koraput and West Singhbhum

From: Partnering with women collectives for delivering essential women’s nutrition interventions in tribal areas of eastern India: a scoping study

Indicators Bastara Koraput West Singhbhum
Population (total) 14,13,199 13,79,647 15,02,338
Population (male) 6,98,487 6,78,809 7,49,385
Population (female) 7,14,712 700,838 7,52,953
Child population (0 to 6 years) 2,16,713 2,25,126 2,61,493
Population density (population per sq km) 135 156 208
Decadal growth rate 18.3 16.6 13.5
Sex ratio at birth 930 911 983
SC population (%) 2.7 14.2 3.8
ST population (%) 66.3 50.6 67.3
PVTG (n) NA NA 1823
Adult literacy (%) 66.3 49.9 58.6
Households (n) 3,10,359 3,37,677 3,02,046
Household size 4.5 4.1 5
Area (sq km) 4030 8807 7224
Blocks 7 14 18
Villages 611 1985 1792
  1. Source: Census of India 2011
  2. aData for undivided district including Kondagaon except area, block and village data
  3. NA (No PVTG in that district)