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

Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 2,090,922 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,064,468 are males while 1,026,454 are females. In 2011 there were total 443,361 families residing in Chhindwara district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chhindwara district is 964.

Chhindwara district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.2% people lives in Urban areas while 75.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.7% while that in the rural areas is 66.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chhindwara district is 956 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chhindwara district is 272289 which is 13% of the total population. There are 139220 male children and 133069 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chhindwara is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (964) of Chhindwara district.

The total literacy rate of Chhindwara district is 71.16%. The male literacy rate is 68.7% and the female literacy rate is 54.84% in Chhindwara district.

Population
2,090,922
Literacy
71.16%
Sex Ratio
964

To facilitate the administration, Chhindwara district is further divided into 12 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Chhindwara Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 272,289 139,220 133,069
Literacy 71.16% 68.7% 54.84%
Scheduled Caste 232,244 118,465 113,779
Scheduled Tribe 769,778 385,785 383,993
Illiterate 796,724 333,174 463,550

Caste-wise Population - Chhindwara district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 36.8% of total population in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 232,244 118,465 113,779
Schedule Tribe 769,778 385,785 383,993

Religion-wise Population - Chhindwara district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,923,920 (92.01%) 979,510 944,410
Muslim 100,692 (4.82%) 51,247 49,445
Christian 4,893 (0.23%) 2,422 2,471
Sikh 2,258 (0.11%) 1,156 1,102
Buddhist 24,471 (1.17%) 12,520 11,951
Jain 7,830 (0.37%) 4,099 3,731
Other Religion 25,771 (1.23%) 12,946 12,825
No Religion Specified 1,087 (0.05%) 568 519

Literacy Rate - Chhindwara district

The total literacy rate of Chhindwara district was 71.16% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,294,198 literates, males were 731,294 while females were 562,904. Also the male literacy rate was 79.04% and the female literacy rate was 63.01% in Chhindwara district.

  Chhindwara district Madhya Pradesh
Female 63.01% 59.24%
Male 79.04% 78.73%
Total 71.16% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Chhindwara district

The Sex Ratio of Chhindwara district is 964 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 964 females in Chhindwara district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Chhindwara district.


Population Density - Chhindwara district

The total area of Chhindwara district is 11,815 km2. Thus the density of Chhindwara district is 177 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 223 sq. km. area is under urban region while 11,592 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Chhindwara district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chhindwara, 24.16% people lived in urban regions while 75.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 505,183 out of which 258,269 were males while remaining 246,914 were females. In rural areas of Chhindwara, male population was 806,199 while female population was 779,540.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chhindwara was 956 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chhindwara was 950 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chhindwara were 54,593 which is 10.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chhindwara was 967 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chhindwara was 957 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Chhindwara for urban regions was 85.75 percent in which males were 90.7% literate while female literacy stood at 80.57%. The total literate population of Chhindwara was 1,294,198. Similarly in rural areas of Chhindwara, the average literacy rate was 66.36 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.17% and 57.26% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chhindwara were 907,838.

Rural Urban
Population % 75.84% 24.16%
Total population 1,585,739 505,183
Male population 806,199 258,269
Female population 779,540 246,914
Sex ratio 967 956
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 957 950
Child population 217,696 54,593
Literates 907,838 386,360
Average literacy 66.36% 85.75%
Male literacy 75.17% 90.7%
Female literacy 57.26% 80.57%

Child Population - Chhindwara district

According to Census 2011, there were 272,289 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chhindwara district. Out of which 139,220 were male while 133,069 were female.


Working Population - Chhindwara district

In Chhindwara district out of total population, 957,984 were engaged in work activities. 70.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 957,984 workers engaged in Main Work, 237,158 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 233,522 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 673,845 464,437 209,408
Cultivators 237,158 171,201 65,957
Agriculture Labourer 233,522 131,562 101,960
Household Industries 9,980 7,601 2,379
Other Workers 193,185 154,073 39,112
Marginal Workers 284,139 117,826 166,313
Non Working 1,132,938 482,205 650,733

Chhindwara district Map


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