Sagar Municipal Corporation, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Sagar sub district's only municipal corporation located in Sagar sub district of Sagar district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sagar municipal corporation is 34 km2. Population density of the city is 7977 persons per km2. There are 49 wards in the city, among them Sagar Ward No 22 is the most populous ward with population of about 12 thousand and Gaur Nagar (og) Ward No 49 (rural Mdds Code:460967) is the least populous ward with population of 1260.

Nearest railway station is Sagar which is within the city. Sagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Sagar. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 185 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sagar municipal corporation is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 53 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 273,296 215,948 54,314 3,034 32,509
Male 142,766 112,525 28,675 1,566 16,859
Female 130,530 103,423 25,639 1,468 15,650

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 17.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.9% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 16.7%. General caste population has increased by 16.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 25.9% and child population has decreased by -2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.7% 16.2% 23.9% 25.9% -2%
Male 16.7% 15.2% 22.5% 17.8% -2.1%
Female 18.9% 17.2% 25.5% 35.8% -2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 894 and in schedule tribe is 937. There are 928 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 15 21 124 1
2011 914 919 894 937 928
2001 897 904 873 813 927

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 97 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sagar is 89%. 94% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 1.5% 6.4%
2011 89.4% 93.7% 84.8%
2001 85.7% 92.2% 78.4%

Workers profile

Sagar has 38% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 21% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.6% 34.2% 3.3% 62.4%
Male 52.9% 49.2% 3.7% 47.1%
Female 20.8% 17.9% 2.9% 79.2%