Gwalior Municipal Corporation, with population of about 10.7 lakh is Gwalior (Gird) sub district's only municipal corporation located in Gwalior (Gird) sub district of Gwalior district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Gwalior municipal corporation is 174 km2. Population density of the city is 6157 persons per km2. There are 60 wards in the city, among them Gwalior Ward No 18 is the most populous ward with population of about 40 thousand and Gwalior Ward No 59 is the least populous ward with population of 9138.

Nearest railway station is Gwalior which is within the city. Gwalior is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Gwalior. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 428 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 657.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3.4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 10.7 lakh people, among them about 5.7 lakh (53%) are male and about 5 lakh (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gwalior municipal corporation is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 2 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gwalior

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,069,276 869,526 185,384 14,366 119,413
Male 569,003 462,445 98,823 7,735 65,041
Female 500,273 407,081 86,561 6,631 54,372

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 873 in Muslims are 925 and in Jains are 934

Religion wise population 2011 - Gwalior

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,069,276 936,795 90,488 3,023 5,933 1,251 14,899 133 1,898
Male 569,003 500,148 46,995 1,447 3,157 689 7,703 73 953
Female 500,273 436,647 43,493 1,576 2,776 562 7,196 60 945

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 29.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 30% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 28.6%. General caste population has increased by 28.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.1% and child population has increased by 6.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gwalior

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.3% 28.6% 34.9% 6.1% 6.1%
Male 28.6% 28% 33.5% 8.1% 6.3%
Female 30% 29.3% 36.4% 3.9% 5.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 879 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 880, in schedule caste is 876 and in schedule tribe is 857. There are 836 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gwalior

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 8 19 -35 -3
2011 879 880 876 857 836
2001 870 872 857 892 839

Literacy

Total about 8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.5 lakh are male and about 3.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gwalior is 84%. 90% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gwalior

Total Male Female
Change 3.9% 1.8% 6.4%
2011 84.1% 89.6% 77.9%
2001 80.2% 87.8% 71.5%

Workers profile

Gwalior has 31% (about 3.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 10% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gwalior

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31% 27.8% 3.2% 69%
Male 49.4% 45% 4.4% 50.6%
Female 10.1% 8.3% 1.8% 89.9%