Balaghat District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Madhya Pradesh) - Census 2011
Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh has a total population of 1,701,698 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 842,178 are males while 859,520 are females. In 2011 there were a total 391,836 families residing in Balaghat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Balaghat district is 1,021.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.4% people live in Urban areas while 85.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.7% while that in rural areas is 75.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balaghat district is 1,000 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balaghat district is 212931 which is 13% of the total population. There are 108278 male children and 104653 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balaghat is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,021) of Balaghat district.
The total literacy rate of Balaghat district is 77.09%. The male literacy rate is 74.39% and the female literacy rate is 60.63% in Balaghat district.
To facilitate the administration, Balaghat district is further divided into 10 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Balaghat Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balaghat district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||212,931||108,278||104,653|
Caste-wise Population - Balaghat district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.5% of total population in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh.
Religion-wise Population - Balaghat district
|No Religion Specified||2,423||(0.14%)||1,138||1,285|
Literacy Rate - Balaghat district
The total literacy rate of Balaghat district was 77.09% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,147,623 literates, males were 626,468 while females were 521,155. Also the male literacy rate was 85.36% and the female literacy rate was 69.04% in Balaghat district.
|Balaghat district||Madhya Pradesh|
Sex Ratio - Balaghat district
The Sex Ratio of Balaghat district is 1,021 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,021 females in Balaghat district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,021 ) of Balaghat district.
Population Density - Balaghat district
The total area of Balaghat district is 9,229 km2. Thus the density of Balaghat district is 184 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 207 sq. km. area is under urban region while 9,022 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Balaghat district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Balaghat, 14.39% people lived in urban regions while 85.61% in rural areas. The total urban population was 244,816 out of which 122,384 were males while the remaining 122,432 were females. In rural areas of Balaghat, male population was 719,794 while the female population was 737,088.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Balaghat was 1,000 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Balaghat was 932 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Balaghat were 26,248 which is 10.72% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Balaghat was 1,024 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Balaghat was 972 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Balaghat for urban regions was 85.74 percent in which males were 91.34% literate while female literacy stood at 80.19%. The total literate population of Balaghat was 1,147,623. Similarly in rural areas of Balaghat, the average literacy rate was 75.6 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.32% and 67.14% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Balaghat were 960,218.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||972||932|
Child Population - Balaghat district
According to Census 2011, there were 212,931 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balaghat district. Out of which 108,278 were male while 104,653 were female.
Working Population - Balaghat district
In Balaghat district out of total population, 893,014 were engaged in work activities. 59.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 893,014 workers engaged in Main Work, 193,135 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 199,662 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Balaghat
Below are the list of Districts near Balaghat district in Madhya Pradesh.
|Seoni district population||1,379,131|
|Guna district population||1,241,519|
|Chhindwara district population||2,090,922|
|Ashoknagar district population||845,071|
|Shahdol district population||1,066,063|
|Mandla district population||1,054,905|
|Anuppur district population||749,237|
|Dindori district population||704,524|
|Sidhi district population||1,127,033|
|Narsimhapur district population||1,091,854|