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

Indore district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 3,276,697 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,699,627 are males while 1,577,070 are females. In 2011 there were total 649,540 families residing in Indore district. The Average Sex Ratio of Indore district is 928.

Indore district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 74.1% people lives in Urban areas while 25.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.9% while that in the rural areas is 68.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Indore district is 922 while that of Rural areas is 944.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Indore district is 421380 which is 13% of the total population. There are 221612 male children and 199768 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Indore is 901 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (928) of Indore district.

The total literacy rate of Indore district is 80.87%. The male literacy rate is 75.88% and the female literacy rate is 64.65% in Indore district.

Population
3,276,697
Literacy
80.87%
Sex Ratio
928

To facilitate the administration, Indore district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Indore Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 421,380 221,612 199,768
Literacy 80.87% 75.88% 64.65%
Scheduled Caste 545,239 280,184 265,055
Scheduled Tribe 217,679 112,687 104,992
Illiterate 967,567 409,996 557,571

Caste-wise Population - Indore district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.6% of total population in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 545,239 280,184 265,055
Schedule Tribe 217,679 112,687 104,992

Religion-wise Population - Indore district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,728,225 (83.26%) 1,418,211 1,310,014
Muslim 415,142 (12.67%) 213,552 201,590
Christian 18,523 (0.57%) 9,093 9,430
Sikh 25,696 (0.78%) 13,442 12,254
Buddhist 11,496 (0.35%) 5,896 5,600
Jain 71,667 (2.19%) 36,462 35,205
Other Religion 720 (0.02%) 365 355
No Religion Specified 5,228 (0.16%) 2,606 2,622

Literacy Rate - Indore district

The total literacy rate of Indore district was 80.87% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,309,130 literates, males were 1,289,631 while females were 1,019,499. Also the male literacy rate was 87.25% and the female literacy rate was 74.02% in Indore district.

  Indore district Madhya Pradesh
Female 74.02% 59.24%
Male 87.25% 78.73%
Total 80.87% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Indore district

The Sex Ratio of Indore district is 928 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 928 females in Indore district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 901 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 928 ) of Indore district.


Population Density - Indore district

The total area of Indore district is 3,898 km2. Thus the density of Indore district is 841 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 349 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,549 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Indore district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Indore, 74.09% people lived in urban regions while 25.91% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,427,709 out of which 1,262,872 were males while remaining 1,164,837 were females. In rural areas of Indore, male population was 436,755 while female population was 412,233.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Indore was 922 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Indore was 897 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Indore were 296,476 which is 12.21% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Indore was 944 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Indore was 912 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Indore for urban regions was 84.93 percent in which males were 89.44% literate while female literacy stood at 80.05%. The total literate population of Indore was 2,309,130. Similarly in rural areas of Indore, the average literacy rate was 68.93 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.74% and 56.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Indore were 499,137.

Rural Urban
Population % 25.91% 74.09%
Total population 848,988 2,427,709
Male population 436,755 1,262,872
Female population 412,233 1,164,837
Sex ratio 944 922
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 912 897
Child population 124,904 296,476
Literates 499,137 1,809,993
Average literacy 68.93% 84.93%
Male literacy 80.74% 89.44%
Female literacy 56.5% 80.05%

Child Population - Indore district

According to Census 2011, there were 421,380 children between age 0 to 6 years in Indore district. Out of which 221,612 were male while 199,768 were female.


Working Population - Indore district

In Indore district out of total population, 1,268,195 were engaged in work activities. 89.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,268,195 workers engaged in Main Work, 136,449 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 133,745 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,137,251 878,391 258,860
Cultivators 136,449 97,786 38,663
Agriculture Labourer 133,745 77,608 56,137
Household Industries 38,832 29,605 9,227
Other Workers 828,225 673,392 154,833
Marginal Workers 130,944 60,664 70,280
Non Working 2,008,502 760,572 1,247,930

Indore district Map


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