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

Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 1,264,219 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 661,873 are males while 602,346 are females. In 2011 there were total 297,608 families residing in Damoh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Damoh district is 910.

Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.8% people lives in Urban areas while 80.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84% while that in the rural areas is 66.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Damoh district is 907 while that of Rural areas is 911.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Damoh district is 191968 which is 15% of the total population. There are 99544 male children and 92424 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Damoh is 928 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (910) of Damoh district.

The total literacy rate of Damoh district is 69.73%. The male literacy rate is 67.34% and the female literacy rate is 50.13% in Damoh district.

Population
1,264,219
Literacy
69.73%
Sex Ratio
910

To facilitate the administration, Damoh district is further divided into 7 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Damoh Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 191,968 99,544 92,424
Literacy 69.73% 67.34% 50.13%
Scheduled Caste 246,337 129,877 116,460
Scheduled Tribe 166,295 84,809 81,486
Illiterate 516,504 216,136 300,368

Caste-wise Population - Damoh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.2% of total population in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 246,337 129,877 116,460
Schedule Tribe 166,295 84,809 81,486

Religion-wise Population - Damoh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,186,420 (93.85%) 621,463 564,957
Muslim 47,966 (3.79%) 24,803 23,163
Christian 1,681 (0.13%) 827 854
Sikh 1,096 (0.09%) 580 516
Buddhist 119 (0.01%) 68 51
Jain 25,005 (1.98%) 13,180 11,825
Other Religion 82 (0.01%) 42 40
No Religion Specified 1,850 (0.15%) 910 940

Literacy Rate - Damoh district

The total literacy rate of Damoh district was 69.73% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 747,715 literates, males were 445,737 while females were 301,978. Also the male literacy rate was 79.27% and the female literacy rate was 59.22% in Damoh district.

  Damoh district Madhya Pradesh
Female 59.22% 59.24%
Male 79.27% 78.73%
Total 69.73% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Damoh district

The Sex Ratio of Damoh district is 910 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 910 females in Damoh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 928 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 910 ) of Damoh district.


Population Density - Damoh district

The total area of Damoh district is 7,306 km2. Thus the density of Damoh district is 173 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 150 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,156 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Damoh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Damoh, 19.82% people lived in urban regions while 80.18% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 250,551 out of which 131,402 were males while remaining 119,149 were females. In rural areas of Damoh, male population was 530,471 while female population was 483,197.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Damoh was 907 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Damoh was 909 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Damoh were 31,969 which is 12.76% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Damoh was 911 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Damoh was 932 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Damoh for urban regions was 83.98 percent in which males were 89.84% literate while female literacy stood at 77.53%. The total literate population of Damoh was 747,715. Similarly in rural areas of Damoh, the average literacy rate was 66.08 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.56% and 54.53% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Damoh were 564,140.

Rural Urban
Population % 80.18% 19.82%
Total population 1,013,668 250,551
Male population 530,471 131,402
Female population 483,197 119,149
Sex ratio 911 907
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 932 909
Child population 159,999 31,969
Literates 564,140 183,575
Average literacy 66.08% 83.98%
Male literacy 76.56% 89.84%
Female literacy 54.53% 77.53%

Child Population - Damoh district

According to Census 2011, there were 191,968 children between age 0 to 6 years in Damoh district. Out of which 99,544 were male while 92,424 were female.


Working Population - Damoh district

In Damoh district out of total population, 574,595 were engaged in work activities. 67.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 574,595 workers engaged in Main Work, 99,158 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 143,256 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 389,993 286,957 103,036
Cultivators 99,158 86,368 12,790
Agriculture Labourer 143,256 99,701 43,555
Household Industries 37,556 15,623 21,933
Other Workers 110,023 85,265 24,758
Marginal Workers 184,602 80,754 103,848
Non Working 689,624 294,162 395,462

Damoh district Map


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