Ashoknagar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Madhya Pradesh) - Census 2011

Ashoknagar district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 845,071 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 443,837 are males while 401,234 are females. In 2011 there were total 172,680 families residing in Ashoknagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ashoknagar district is 904.

Ashoknagar district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.2% people lives in Urban areas while 81.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78% while that in the rural areas is 63.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ashoknagar district is 911 while that of Rural areas is 902.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ashoknagar district is 138787 which is 16% of the total population. There are 72239 male children and 66548 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ashoknagar is 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (904) of Ashoknagar district.

The total literacy rate of Ashoknagar district is 66.42%. The male literacy rate is 65.41% and the female literacy rate is 44.56% in Ashoknagar district.

Population
845,071
Literacy
66.42%
Sex Ratio
904

To facilitate the administration, Ashoknagar district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ashoknagar Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ashoknagar district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 138,787 72,239 66,548
Literacy 66.42% 65.41% 44.56%
Scheduled Caste 175,764 92,216 83,548
Scheduled Tribe 82,072 42,447 39,625
Illiterate 375,962 153,533 222,429

Caste-wise Population - Ashoknagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.7% of total population in Ashoknagar district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 175,764 92,216 83,548
Schedule Tribe 82,072 42,447 39,625

Religion-wise Population - Ashoknagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 778,214 (92.09%) 409,072 369,142
Muslim 40,707 (4.82%) 21,155 19,552
Christian 635 (0.08%) 309 326
Sikh 8,009 (0.95%) 4,214 3,795
Buddhist 1,352 (0.16%) 709 643
Jain 15,094 (1.79%) 7,874 7,220
Other Religion 27 (0%) 10 17
No Religion Specified 1,033 (0.12%) 494 539

Literacy Rate - Ashoknagar district

The total literacy rate of Ashoknagar district was 66.42% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 469,109 literates, males were 290,304 while females were 178,805. Also the male literacy rate was 78.12% and the female literacy rate was 53.42% in Ashoknagar district.

  Ashoknagar district Madhya Pradesh
Female 53.42% 59.24%
Male 78.12% 78.73%
Total 66.42% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Ashoknagar district

The Sex Ratio of Ashoknagar district is 904 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 904 females in Ashoknagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 904 ) of Ashoknagar district.


Population Density - Ashoknagar district

The total area of Ashoknagar district is 4,674 km2. Thus the density of Ashoknagar district is 181 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 63 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,611 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ashoknagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ashoknagar, 18.19% people lived in urban regions while 81.81% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 153,684 out of which 80,426 were males while remaining 73,258 were females. In rural areas of Ashoknagar, male population was 363,411 while female population was 327,976.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ashoknagar was 911 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ashoknagar was 916 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ashoknagar were 21,897 which is 14.25% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ashoknagar was 902 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ashoknagar was 922 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ashoknagar for urban regions was 78 percent in which males were 86.35% literate while female literacy stood at 68.83%. The total literate population of Ashoknagar was 469,109. Similarly in rural areas of Ashoknagar, the average literacy rate was 63.76 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.25% and 49.87% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ashoknagar were 366,314.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.81% 18.19%
Total population 691,387 153,684
Male population 363,411 80,426
Female population 327,976 73,258
Sex ratio 902 911
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 922 916
Child population 116,890 21,897
Literates 366,314 102,795
Average literacy 63.76% 78%
Male literacy 76.25% 86.35%
Female literacy 49.87% 68.83%

Child Population - Ashoknagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 138,787 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ashoknagar district. Out of which 72,239 were male while 66,548 were female.


Working Population - Ashoknagar district

In Ashoknagar district out of total population, 315,270 were engaged in work activities. 76.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 315,270 workers engaged in Main Work, 103,749 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 72,632 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 241,288 199,418 41,870
Cultivators 103,749 94,377 9,372
Agriculture Labourer 72,632 52,150 20,482
Household Industries 8,404 5,227 3,177
Other Workers 56,503 47,664 8,839
Marginal Workers 73,982 32,411 41,571
Non Working 529,801 212,008 317,793

Ashoknagar district Map


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