Dhar Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh

Dhar Tehsil of Dhar district has total population of 578,423 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 301,567 are males while 276,856 are females. In 2011 there were total 116,309 families residing in Dhar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhar Tehsil is 918.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 41.4% people lives in Urban areas while 58.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.4% while that in the rural areas is 59.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhar Tehsil is 861 while that of Rural areas is 960.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhar Tehsil is 95915 which is 17% of the total population. There are 50154 male children and 45761 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhar Tehsil is 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Dhar Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Dhar Tehsil is 68.55%. The male literacy rate is 65.38% and the female literacy rate is 48.25% in Dhar Tehsil.

Population
578,423
Literacy
68.55%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Dhar Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 445 villages.

Dhar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 95,915 50,154 45,761
Literacy 68.55% 65.38% 48.25%
Scheduled Caste 53,515 27,719 25,796
Scheduled Tribe 210,782 107,336 103,446
Illiterate 247,662 104,393 143,269

Caste-wise Population - Dhar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 36.4% of total population in Dhar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 53,515 27,719 25,796
Schedule Tribe 210,782 107,336 103,446

Religion-wise Population - Dhar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 523,861 (90.57%) 273,345 250,516
Muslim 49,497 (8.56%) 25,625 23,872
Christian 1,165 (0.2%) 576 589
Sikh 512 (0.09%) 281 231
Buddhist 217 (0.04%) 104 113
Jain 2,726 (0.47%) 1,406 1,320
Other Religion 23 (0%) 12 11
No Religion Specified 422 (0.07%) 218 204

Literacy Rate - Dhar Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Dhar Tehsil in 2011 were 68.55% in which, male and female literacy were 78.43% and 57.81% respectively. Total literate in Dhar Tehsil were 330,761 of which male and female were 197,174 and 133,587 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dhar Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Dhar Tehsil is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Dhar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Dhar Tehsil.


Child Population - Dhar Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 95,915 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhar Tehsil. Out of which 95,915 were male while 95,915 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dhar Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 53,566 families under Dhar Tehsil living in urban areas while 53,566 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 41.4% of total population of Dhar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 58.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 36,272 while that in rural region is 59,643.

Total Urban Rural
Population 578,423 239,380 339,043
Children (0 - 6 years) 95,915 36,272 59,643
Schedule Caste 53,515 21,787 31,728
Schedule Tribe 210,782 42,672 168,110
Literacy 68.55% 81.36% 59.24%
Sex Ratio 918 861 960

Working Population - Dhar Tehsil

In Dhar Tehsil out of total population, 248,704 were engaged in work activities. 73.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 248,704 workers engaged in Main Work, 48,392 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 45,255 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 183,166 134,225 48,941
Cultivators 48,392 34,292 14,100
Agriculture Labourer 45,255 25,833 19,422
Household Industries 3,581 2,480 1,101
Other Workers 85,938 71,620 14,318
Marginal Workers 65,538 28,580 36,958
Non Working 329,719 138,762 190,957

Dhar Tehsil Map


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