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

Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 1,701,698 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 842,178 are males while 859,520 are females. In 2011 there were total 391,836 families residing in Balaghat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Balaghat district is 1,021.

Balaghat district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.4% people lives in Urban areas while 85.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.7% while that in the rural areas is 75.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balaghat district is 1,000 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balaghat district is 212931 which is 13% of the total population. There are 108278 male children and 104653 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balaghat is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,021) of Balaghat district.

The total literacy rate of Balaghat district is 77.09%. The male literacy rate is 74.39% and the female literacy rate is 60.63% in Balaghat district.

Population
1,701,698
Literacy
77.09%
Sex Ratio
1,021

To facilitate the administration, Balaghat district is further divided into 10 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Balaghat Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 212,931 108,278 104,653
Literacy 77.09% 74.39% 60.63%
Scheduled Caste 125,426 61,576 63,850
Scheduled Tribe 383,026 186,979 196,047
Illiterate 554,075 215,710 338,365

Caste-wise Population - Balaghat district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.5% of total population in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 125,426 61,576 63,850
Schedule Tribe 383,026 186,979 196,047

Religion-wise Population - Balaghat district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,519,384 (89.29%) 752,441 766,943
Muslim 38,542 (2.26%) 19,457 19,085
Christian 5,295 (0.31%) 2,547 2,748
Sikh 1,050 (0.06%) 549 501
Buddhist 72,162 (4.24%) 35,272 36,890
Jain 4,778 (0.28%) 2,445 2,333
Other Religion 58,064 (3.41%) 28,329 29,735
No Religion Specified 2,423 (0.14%) 1,138 1,285

Literacy Rate - Balaghat district

The total literacy rate of Balaghat district was 77.09% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,147,623 literates, males were 626,468 while females were 521,155. Also the male literacy rate was 85.36% and the female literacy rate was 69.04% in Balaghat district.

  Balaghat district Madhya Pradesh
Female 69.04% 59.24%
Male 85.36% 78.73%
Total 77.09% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Balaghat district

The Sex Ratio of Balaghat district is 1,021 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,021 females in Balaghat district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,021 ) of Balaghat district.


Population Density - Balaghat district

The total area of Balaghat district is 9,229 km2. Thus the density of Balaghat district is 184 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 207 sq. km. area is under urban region while 9,022 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Balaghat district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Balaghat, 14.39% people lived in urban regions while 85.61% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 244,816 out of which 122,384 were males while remaining 122,432 were females. In rural areas of Balaghat, male population was 719,794 while female population was 737,088.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Balaghat was 1,000 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Balaghat was 932 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Balaghat were 26,248 which is 10.72% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Balaghat was 1,024 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Balaghat was 972 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Balaghat for urban regions was 85.74 percent in which males were 91.34% literate while female literacy stood at 80.19%. The total literate population of Balaghat was 1,147,623. Similarly in rural areas of Balaghat, the average literacy rate was 75.6 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.32% and 67.14% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Balaghat were 960,218.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.61% 14.39%
Total population 1,456,882 244,816
Male population 719,794 122,384
Female population 737,088 122,432
Sex ratio 1,024 1,000
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 972 932
Child population 186,683 26,248
Literates 960,218 187,405
Average literacy 75.6% 85.74%
Male literacy 84.32% 91.34%
Female literacy 67.14% 80.19%

Child Population - Balaghat district

According to Census 2011, there were 212,931 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balaghat district. Out of which 108,278 were male while 104,653 were female.


Working Population - Balaghat district

In Balaghat district out of total population, 893,014 were engaged in work activities. 59.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 893,014 workers engaged in Main Work, 193,135 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 199,662 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 530,506 338,314 192,192
Cultivators 193,135 124,805 68,330
Agriculture Labourer 199,662 110,622 89,040
Household Industries 12,561 7,390 5,171
Other Workers 125,148 95,497 29,651
Marginal Workers 362,508 150,296 212,212
Non Working 808,684 353,568 455,116

Balaghat district Map


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