Demography

According to the 2011 census Korea district has a population of 6,58,917. The district has a population density of 100 inhabitants per square kilometer . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.38%. Korea has a sex ratio of 968 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 70.64%.

Geographical Information
Name of the Geographical Unit Detail of the Geographical Unit
District Formation date 25th May 1998
Position of Korea District North-Eastern District of Chhattisgarh State
Latitude: Korea district Located Between  23 °85′40.28″  To   23 °26′32.29″  North  Latitude
Longitude: Korea district Located Between  81°66′ 77.82″  To  82 ° 23′ 99.54″  East Longitude
Height From Sea Level 558 Meters
Temperature (Average): Max – 30° Min – 17.6 ° (Year 2015)
Area 5978 Sq km
Forest Area 3585.786 Sq km   (Year-2015-16)
Climate The Climate is ideal with a beautiful monsoon, a mild summer and a bearable Winter
Average Rainfall(June to Oct.) 682.72 mm ( Year-2015)
Surrounding Districts The District is bounded on the North by Shidhi District of Madhya Pradesh on the South  Korba and Bilaspur Districts on the East by  District Surajpur and on the West by Anuppur District of Madhya Pradesh.
Administrative Setup
Name of the Organizational Unit Detail of the Organizational Unit
Sub Division 5 [Baikunthpur,Sonhat, Bharatpur, Manendragarh, Khadgawan]
Tehsil 5 [Baikunthpur,Sonhat, Bharatpur, Manendragarh, Khadgawan]
Sub Tehsil 2 [Patna, Kelhari]
Block/Janpad Panchayat 5[Baikunthpur, Khadgawan, Manendragarh, Sonhat, Bharatpur]
Nagar Nigam 1 [Chirimiri]
Nagar Palika Parishad 3 [Baikunthpur, Manendragarh, Charcha]
Nagar Panchayat 3 [Jhagarakhand, Khongapani, nayi ledri]
Gram Panchayat 286
Total Village 662
Populated Village 638 
Forest Village
Deserted Village 23
Revenue Inspector Division  8
Revenue Inspector Circle  22
Patwari Halka 96
Forest Division 2[Baikunthpur Circle, Manendragah Circle]
Police Station 12
Police Post 4
Police Help Center 5
Population
Discription Reference Year 2011 Reference Year 2001
Population 6,58,917 [Rural- 2,05,299  Urban- 4,53,618] 5,86,327 [Rural- 4,11,536 Urban- 1,74,791]
Male Population 3,34,737 3,01,251
Female Population 3,24,180 2,85,076
Population growth Rate(%) 12.38 17.09
Population Density (Per Sq Km) 100 98
female-Male Ratio(Every 1000) 968 946
Population of 0-6 Age Group 95,784 100269
Percentage of 0-6 Age Group in Population 14.54 17.10
female-Male Ratio Age Group of 0-6 968 970
Scheduled Caste 54776 (8.31% of Total Population ) 48205 (8.22% of Total Population )
Scheduled Caste female-Male Ratio 979 959
Scheduled Tribe 304280 (46.18% of Total Population) 260040 (44.35% of Total Population)
Scheduled Tribe female-Male Ratio 993 971
Literate 70.64% 63.09
Literate Male 80.37 % 75.68 %
Literate Female 60.60 49.73