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

Balaghat Tehsil of Balaghat district has total population of 269,352 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 133,692 are males while 135,660 are females. In 2011 there were total 61,278 families residing in Balaghat Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Balaghat Tehsil is 1,015.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 40.8% people lives in Urban areas while 59.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.6% while that in the rural areas is 77.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balaghat Tehsil is 991 while that of Rural areas is 1,031.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balaghat Tehsil is 31488 which is 12% of the total population. There are 16110 male children and 15378 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balaghat Tehsil is 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Balaghat Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Balaghat Tehsil is 82.35%. The male literacy rate is 78.35% and the female literacy rate is 67.17% in Balaghat Tehsil.

Population
269,352
Literacy
82.35%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Balaghat Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 166 villages.

Balaghat Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 31,488 16,110 15,378
Literacy 82.35% 78.35% 67.17%
Scheduled Caste 22,609 11,103 11,506
Scheduled Tribe 38,967 19,033 19,934
Illiterate 73,480 28,939 44,541

Caste-wise Population - Balaghat Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.5% of total population in Balaghat Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,609 11,103 11,506
Schedule Tribe 38,967 19,033 19,934

Religion-wise Population - Balaghat Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 230,250 (85.48%) 114,462 115,788
Muslim 13,174 (4.89%) 6,567 6,607
Christian 1,123 (0.42%) 535 588
Sikh 509 (0.19%) 257 252
Buddhist 12,736 (4.73%) 6,261 6,475
Jain 2,760 (1.02%) 1,390 1,370
Other Religion 8,108 (3.01%) 3,927 4,181
No Religion Specified 692 (0.26%) 293 399

Literacy Rate - Balaghat Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Balaghat Tehsil in 2011 were 82.35% in which, male and female literacy were 89.09% and 75.75% respectively. Total literate in Balaghat Tehsil were 195,872 of which male and female were 104,753 and 91,119 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Balaghat Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Balaghat Tehsil is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Balaghat Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Balaghat Tehsil.


Child Population - Balaghat Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 31,488 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balaghat Tehsil. Out of which 31,488 were male while 31,488 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Balaghat Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 24,356 families under Balaghat Tehsil living in urban areas while 24,356 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 40.8% of total population of Balaghat Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 59.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,099 while that in rural region is 20,389.

Total Urban Rural
Population 269,352 109,903 159,449
Children (0 - 6 years) 31,488 11,099 20,389
Schedule Caste 22,609 12,224 10,385
Schedule Tribe 38,967 8,013 30,954
Literacy 82.35% 89.6% 77.19%
Sex Ratio 1,015 991 1,031

Working Population - Balaghat Tehsil

In Balaghat Tehsil out of total population, 122,060 were engaged in work activities. 70.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 122,060 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,248 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 22,763 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 86,495 59,674 26,821
Cultivators 20,248 13,065 7,183
Agriculture Labourer 22,763 12,463 10,300
Household Industries 2,019 1,459 560
Other Workers 41,465 32,687 8,778
Marginal Workers 35,565 14,740 20,825
Non Working 147,292 59,278 88,014

Balaghat Tehsil Map


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