Dhar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Madhya Pradesh) - Census 2011
Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh has a total population of 2,185,793 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,112,725 are males while 1,073,068 are females. In 2011 there were a total 425,914 families residing in Dhar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhar district is 964.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.9% people live in Urban areas while 81.1% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.5% while that in rural areas is 54.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhar district is 899 while that of Rural areas is 980.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhar district is 359949 which is 16% of the total population. There are 186684 male children and 173265 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhar is 928 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (964) of Dhar district.
The total literacy rate of Dhar district is 59%. The male literacy rate is 57.38% and the female literacy rate is 40.9% in Dhar district.
To facilitate the administration, Dhar district is further divided into 8 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Dhar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dhar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||359,949||186,684||173,265|
Caste-wise Population - Dhar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 55.9% of total population in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh.
Religion-wise Population - Dhar district
|No Religion Specified||1,889||(0.09%)||979||910|
Literacy Rate - Dhar district
The total literacy rate of Dhar district was 59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,077,338 literates, males were 638,479 while females were 438,859. Also the male literacy rate was 68.95% and the female literacy rate was 48.77% in Dhar district.
|Dhar district||Madhya Pradesh|
Sex Ratio - Dhar district
The Sex Ratio of Dhar district is 964 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 964 females in Dhar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 928 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Dhar district.
Population Density - Dhar district
The total area of Dhar district is 8,153 km2. Thus the density of Dhar district is 268 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 231 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,922 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Dhar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dhar, 18.9% people lived in urban regions while 81.1% in rural areas. The total urban population was 413,221 out of which 217,612 were males while the remaining 195,609 were females. In rural areas of Dhar, male population was 895,113 while the female population was 877,459.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dhar was 899 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dhar was 900 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dhar were 59,907 which is 14.5% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dhar was 980 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dhar was 934 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Dhar for urban regions was 79.49 percent in which males were 86.33% literate while female literacy stood at 71.88%. The total literate population of Dhar was 1,077,338. Similarly in rural areas of Dhar, the average literacy rate was 54.09 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.57% and 43.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhar were 796,473.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||934||900|
Child Population - Dhar district
According to Census 2011, there were 359,949 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhar district. Out of which 186,684 were male while 173,265 were female.
Working Population - Dhar district
In Dhar district out of total population, 1,027,974 were engaged in work activities. 76.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,027,974 workers engaged in Main Work, 338,679 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 266,422 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Dhar
Below are the list of Districts near Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh.
|Indore district population||3,276,697|
|Dewas district population||1,563,715|
|Khargone district population||1,873,046|
|Shajapur district population||1,512,681|
|Ujjain district population||1,986,864|
|Barwani district population||1,385,881|
|Rajgarh district population||1,545,814|
|Ratlam district population||1,455,069|
|Vidisha district population||1,458,875|
|Mandsaur district population||1,340,411|