Magarlod Nagar Panchayat, with population of 6280 is Magarlod sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Magarlod sub district of Dhamtari district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Magarlod nagar panchayat is 12 km2. Population density of the city is 539 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Magarlod Ward No 15 is the most populous ward with population of 609 and Magarlod Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 304.

Nearest railway station is Kurud which is 25 km far from here. Magarlod is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Dhamtari which is 42 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 75 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 930 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 16°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 6280 people, among them 3044 (48%) are male and 3236 (52%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Magarlod nagar panchayat is 13%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 1434 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Magarlod

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,280 5,060 611 609 787
Male 3,044 2,451 311 282 366
Female 3,236 2,609 300 327 421

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1063 in Muslims are 1075.

Religion wise population 2011 - Magarlod

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,280 6,068 193 16 1 0 2 0 0
Male 3,044 2,941 93 8 1 0 1 0 0
Female 3,236 3,127 100 8 0 0 1 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1063 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1064, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 1160. There are 1150 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total 4444 people in the city are literate, among them 2384 are male and 2060 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Magarlod is 81%. 89% of male and 73% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Magarlod has 45% (2815) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 35% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Magarlod

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 44.8% 30.4% 14.4% 55.2%
Male 55.2% 42.1% 13.1% 44.8%
Female 35.1% 19.4% 15.7% 64.9%