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

Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 1,066,063 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 540,021 are males while 526,042 are females. In 2011 there were total 251,452 families residing in Shahdol district. The Average Sex Ratio of Shahdol district is 974.

Shahdol district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.6% people lives in Urban areas while 79.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.2% while that in the rural areas is 62.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shahdol district is 936 while that of Rural areas is 984.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shahdol district is 159806 which is 15% of the total population. There are 81943 male children and 77863 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shahdol is 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (974) of Shahdol district.

The total literacy rate of Shahdol district is 66.67%. The male literacy rate is 64.58% and the female literacy rate is 48.56% in Shahdol district.

Population
1,066,063
Literacy
66.67%
Sex Ratio
974

To facilitate the administration, Shahdol district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Shahdol Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 159,806 81,943 77,863
Literacy 66.67% 64.58% 48.56%
Scheduled Caste 89,733 45,547 44,186
Scheduled Tribe 476,008 236,947 239,061
Illiterate 461,869 191,260 270,609

Caste-wise Population - Shahdol district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 44.7% of total population in Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 89,733 45,547 44,186
Schedule Tribe 476,008 236,947 239,061

Religion-wise Population - Shahdol district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 997,073 (93.53%) 505,383 491,690
Muslim 42,426 (3.98%) 21,524 20,902
Christian 2,372 (0.22%) 1,108 1,264
Sikh 912 (0.09%) 471 441
Buddhist 268 (0.03%) 143 125
Jain 1,737 (0.16%) 912 825
Other Religion 19,448 (1.82%) 9,591 9,857
No Religion Specified 1,827 (0.17%) 889 938

Literacy Rate - Shahdol district

The total literacy rate of Shahdol district was 66.67% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 604,194 literates, males were 348,761 while females were 255,433. Also the male literacy rate was 76.14% and the female literacy rate was 56.99% in Shahdol district.

  Shahdol district Madhya Pradesh
Female 56.99% 59.24%
Male 76.14% 78.73%
Total 66.67% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Shahdol district

The Sex Ratio of Shahdol district is 974 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 974 females in Shahdol district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Shahdol district.


Population Density - Shahdol district

The total area of Shahdol district is 6,205 km2. Thus the density of Shahdol district is 172 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 157 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,048 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Shahdol district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Shahdol, 20.6% people lived in urban regions while 79.4% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 219,600 out of which 113,438 were males while remaining 106,162 were females. In rural areas of Shahdol, male population was 426,583 while female population was 419,880.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Shahdol was 936 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Shahdol was 924 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Shahdol were 25,507 which is 11.62% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Shahdol was 984 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Shahdol was 955 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Shahdol for urban regions was 83.2 percent in which males were 89.57% literate while female literacy stood at 76.42%. The total literate population of Shahdol was 604,194. Similarly in rural areas of Shahdol, the average literacy rate was 62.16 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.38% and 51.85% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Shahdol were 442,701.

Rural Urban
Population % 79.4% 20.6%
Total population 846,463 219,600
Male population 426,583 113,438
Female population 419,880 106,162
Sex ratio 984 936
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 955 924
Child population 134,299 25,507
Literates 442,701 161,493
Average literacy 62.16% 83.2%
Male literacy 72.38% 89.57%
Female literacy 51.85% 76.42%

Child Population - Shahdol district

According to Census 2011, there were 159,806 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shahdol district. Out of which 81,943 were male while 77,863 were female.


Working Population - Shahdol district

In Shahdol district out of total population, 493,057 were engaged in work activities. 48.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 493,057 workers engaged in Main Work, 63,247 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 83,059 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 240,811 170,300 70,511
Cultivators 63,247 46,805 16,442
Agriculture Labourer 83,059 48,508 34,551
Household Industries 7,355 5,196 2,159
Other Workers 87,150 69,791 17,359
Marginal Workers 252,246 122,102 130,144
Non Working 573,006 247,619 325,387

Shahdol district Map


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