Maheshwar Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Khargone district, Madhya Pradesh

Maheshwar Tehsil of Khargone district has total population of 233,032 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 118,227 are males while 114,805 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,355 families residing in Maheshwar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Maheshwar Tehsil is 971.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.8% people lives in Urban areas while 84.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.3% while that in the rural areas is 64.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Maheshwar Tehsil is 966 while that of Rural areas is 972.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Maheshwar Tehsil is 32345 which is 14% of the total population. There are 16756 male children and 15589 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Maheshwar Tehsil is 930 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Maheshwar Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Maheshwar Tehsil is 67.49%. The male literacy rate is 66.38% and the female literacy rate is 49.61% in Maheshwar Tehsil.

Population
233,032
Literacy
67.49%
Sex Ratio
971

To facilitate the administration, Maheshwar Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 207 villages.

Maheshwar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,345 16,756 15,589
Literacy 67.49% 66.38% 49.61%
Scheduled Caste 44,796 22,757 22,039
Scheduled Tribe 60,511 30,447 30,064
Illiterate 97,598 39,745 57,853

Caste-wise Population - Maheshwar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 26% of total population in Maheshwar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 44,796 22,757 22,039
Schedule Tribe 60,511 30,447 30,064

Religion-wise Population - Maheshwar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 219,089 (94.02%) 111,091 107,998
Muslim 12,023 (5.16%) 6,125 5,898
Christian 302 (0.13%) 154 148
Sikh 219 (0.09%) 120 99
Buddhist 36 (0.02%) 21 15
Jain 1,282 (0.55%) 673 609
Other Religion 17 (0.01%) 12 5
No Religion Specified 64 (0.03%) 31 33

Literacy Rate - Maheshwar Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Maheshwar Tehsil in 2011 were 67.49% in which, male and female literacy were 77.34% and 57.4% respectively. Total literate in Maheshwar Tehsil were 135,434 of which male and female were 78,482 and 56,952 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Maheshwar Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Maheshwar Tehsil is 971 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 971 females in Maheshwar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 930 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Maheshwar Tehsil.


Child Population - Maheshwar Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 32,345 children between age 0 to 6 years in Maheshwar Tehsil. Out of which 32,345 were male while 32,345 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Maheshwar Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 7,393 families under Maheshwar Tehsil living in urban areas while 7,393 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.8% of total population of Maheshwar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 84.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,656 while that in rural region is 27,689.

Total Urban Rural
Population 233,032 36,754 196,278
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,345 4,656 27,689
Schedule Caste 44,796 5,223 39,573
Schedule Tribe 60,511 3,839 56,672
Literacy 67.49% 81.32% 64.85%
Sex Ratio 971 966 972

Working Population - Maheshwar Tehsil

In Maheshwar Tehsil out of total population, 116,473 were engaged in work activities. 84.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 116,473 workers engaged in Main Work, 25,130 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 52,594 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 98,062 60,220 37,842
Cultivators 25,130 16,120 9,010
Agriculture Labourer 52,594 27,952 24,642
Household Industries 2,111 1,381 730
Other Workers 18,227 14,767 3,460
Marginal Workers 18,411 7,420 10,991
Non Working 116,559 50,587 65,972

Maheshwar Tehsil Map


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