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

Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 1,563,715 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 805,359 are males while 758,356 are females. In 2011 there were total 308,871 families residing in Dewas district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dewas district is 942.

Dewas district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28.9% people lives in Urban areas while 71.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.6% while that in the rural areas is 64.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dewas district is 934 while that of Rural areas is 945.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dewas district is 229339 which is 15% of the total population. There are 119566 male children and 109773 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dewas is 918 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (942) of Dewas district.

The total literacy rate of Dewas district is 69.35%. The male literacy rate is 68.38% and the female literacy rate is 49.4% in Dewas district.

Population
1,563,715
Literacy
69.35%
Sex Ratio
942

To facilitate the administration, Dewas district is further divided into 8 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Dewas Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 229,339 119,566 109,773
Literacy 69.35% 68.38% 49.4%
Scheduled Caste 292,007 150,260 141,747
Scheduled Tribe 272,701 139,174 133,527
Illiterate 638,346 254,643 383,703

Caste-wise Population - Dewas district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 17.4% of total population in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 292,007 150,260 141,747
Schedule Tribe 272,701 139,174 133,527

Religion-wise Population - Dewas district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,376,591 (88.03%) 709,295 667,296
Muslim 174,259 (11.14%) 89,545 84,714
Christian 2,355 (0.15%) 1,170 1,185
Sikh 2,330 (0.15%) 1,195 1,135
Buddhist 382 (0.02%) 201 181
Jain 6,497 (0.42%) 3,324 3,173
Other Religion 72 (0%) 41 31
No Religion Specified 1,229 (0.08%) 588 641

Literacy Rate - Dewas district

The total literacy rate of Dewas district was 69.35% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 925,369 literates, males were 550,716 while females were 374,653. Also the male literacy rate was 80.3% and the female literacy rate was 57.76% in Dewas district.

  Dewas district Madhya Pradesh
Female 57.76% 59.24%
Male 80.3% 78.73%
Total 69.35% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Dewas district

The Sex Ratio of Dewas district is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in Dewas district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 918 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Dewas district.


Population Density - Dewas district

The total area of Dewas district is 7,020 km2. Thus the density of Dewas district is 223 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 212 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,808 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dewas district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dewas, 28.89% people lived in urban regions while 71.11% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 451,759 out of which 233,639 were males while remaining 218,120 were females. In rural areas of Dewas, male population was 571,720 while female population was 540,236.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dewas was 934 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dewas was 904 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dewas were 58,189 which is 12.88% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dewas was 945 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dewas was 923 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dewas for urban regions was 81.58 percent in which males were 89.01% literate while female literacy stood at 73.66%. The total literate population of Dewas was 925,369. Similarly in rural areas of Dewas, the average literacy rate was 64.23 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.64% and 51.15% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dewas were 604,294.

Rural Urban
Population % 71.11% 28.89%
Total population 1,111,956 451,759
Male population 571,720 233,639
Female population 540,236 218,120
Sex ratio 945 934
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 923 904
Child population 171,150 58,189
Literates 604,294 321,075
Average literacy 64.23% 81.58%
Male literacy 76.64% 89.01%
Female literacy 51.15% 73.66%

Child Population - Dewas district

According to Census 2011, there were 229,339 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dewas district. Out of which 119,566 were male while 109,773 were female.


Working Population - Dewas district

In Dewas district out of total population, 742,676 were engaged in work activities. 71.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 742,676 workers engaged in Main Work, 199,256 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 177,162 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 528,526 382,531 145,995
Cultivators 199,256 146,937 52,319
Agriculture Labourer 177,162 108,110 69,052
Household Industries 8,699 6,397 2,302
Other Workers 143,409 121,087 22,322
Marginal Workers 214,150 68,970 145,180
Non Working 821,039 353,858 467,181

Dewas district Map


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