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

Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 2,185,793 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,112,725 are males while 1,073,068 are females. In 2011 there were total 425,914 families residing in Dhar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhar district is 964.

Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.9% people lives in Urban areas while 81.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.5% while that in the rural areas is 54.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhar district is 899 while that of Rural areas is 980.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhar district is 359949 which is 16% of the total population. There are 186684 male children and 173265 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhar is 928 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (964) of Dhar district.

The total literacy rate of Dhar district is 59%. The male literacy rate is 57.38% and the female literacy rate is 40.9% in Dhar district.

Population
2,185,793
Literacy
59%
Sex Ratio
964

To facilitate the administration, Dhar 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.

Dhar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 359,949 186,684 173,265
Literacy 59% 57.38% 40.9%
Scheduled Caste 145,436 74,291 71,145
Scheduled Tribe 1,222,814 614,619 608,195
Illiterate 1,108,455 474,246 634,209

Caste-wise Population - Dhar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 55.9% of total population in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 145,436 74,291 71,145
Schedule Tribe 1,222,814 614,619 608,195

Religion-wise Population - Dhar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,051,219 (93.84%) 1,044,075 1,007,144
Muslim 116,202 (5.32%) 59,369 56,833
Christian 2,261 (0.1%) 1,087 1,174
Sikh 1,607 (0.07%) 874 733
Buddhist 328 (0.02%) 160 168
Jain 12,199 (0.56%) 6,138 6,061
Other Religion 88 (0%) 43 45
No Religion Specified 1,889 (0.09%) 979 910

Literacy Rate - Dhar district

The total literacy rate of Dhar district was 59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,077,338 literates, males were 638,479 while females were 438,859. Also the male literacy rate was 68.95% and the female literacy rate was 48.77% in Dhar district.

  Dhar district Madhya Pradesh
Female 48.77% 59.24%
Male 68.95% 78.73%
Total 59% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Dhar district

The Sex Ratio of Dhar district is 964 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 964 females in Dhar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 928 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Dhar district.


Population Density - Dhar district

The total area of Dhar district is 8,153 km2. Thus the density of Dhar district is 268 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 231 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,922 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dhar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dhar, 18.9% people lived in urban regions while 81.1% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 413,221 out of which 217,612 were males while remaining 195,609 were females. In rural areas of Dhar, male population was 895,113 while female population was 877,459.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dhar was 899 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dhar was 900 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dhar were 59,907 which is 14.5% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dhar was 980 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dhar was 934 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dhar for urban regions was 79.49 percent in which males were 86.33% literate while female literacy stood at 71.88%. The total literate population of Dhar was 1,077,338. Similarly in rural areas of Dhar, the average literacy rate was 54.09 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.57% and 43.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhar were 796,473.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.1% 18.9%
Total population 1,772,572 413,221
Male population 895,113 217,612
Female population 877,459 195,609
Sex ratio 980 899
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 934 900
Child population 300,042 59,907
Literates 796,473 280,865
Average literacy 54.09% 79.49%
Male literacy 64.57% 86.33%
Female literacy 43.5% 71.88%

Child Population - Dhar district

According to Census 2011, there were 359,949 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhar district. Out of which 186,684 were male while 173,265 were female.


Working Population - Dhar district

In Dhar district out of total population, 1,027,974 were engaged in work activities. 76.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,027,974 workers engaged in Main Work, 338,679 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 266,422 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 783,019 501,438 281,581
Cultivators 338,679 217,202 121,477
Agriculture Labourer 266,422 139,651 126,771
Household Industries 11,158 7,742 3,416
Other Workers 166,760 136,843 29,917
Marginal Workers 244,955 95,641 149,314
Non Working 1,157,819 515,646 642,173

Dhar district Map


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