Chitrakoot Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 23 thousand is Majhgawan sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Majhgawan sub district of Satna district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chitrakoot nagar panchayat is 83 km2. Population density of the city is 281 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Chitrakoot Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 2432 and Chitrakoot Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 634.

Nearest railway station is Karwi which is 10 km far from here. Majhgawan is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 35 km. District head quarter of the city is Satna which is 78 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 560 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 642 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (54%) are male and about 11 thousand (46%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chitrakoot nagar panchayat is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4752 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chitrakoot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,316 16,919 4,650 1,747 3,666
Male 12,675 9,359 2,434 882 1,860
Female 10,641 7,560 2,216 865 1,806

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 838.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chitrakoot

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 23,316 23,140 141 10 3 0 9 1 12
Male 12,675 12,588 75 2 1 0 4 1 4
Female 10,641 10,552 66 8 2 0 5 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 4.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 10% which is 9.5% higher than male population growth rate of 0.5%. General caste population has decreased by -3.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 55.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.5% and child population has decreased by -12.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chitrakoot

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.7% -3.7% 55.6% 1.5% -12.9%
Male 0.5% -7.2% 55.5% -7.5% -14.6%
Female 10% 1.1% 55.6% 12.6% -11.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 840 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 808, in schedule caste is 910 and in schedule tribe is 981. There are 971 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chitrakoot

Total General SC ST Child
Change 73 67 0 176 38
2011 840 808 910 981 971
2001 767 741 910 805 933

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8597 are male and 5160 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chitrakoot is 70%. 79% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chitrakoot

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 4.6% 15.7%
2011 70% 79.5% 58.4%
2001 61.3% 74.9% 42.7%

Workers profile

Chitrakoot has 34% (7969) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 21% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chitrakoot

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.2% 26.7% 7.5% 65.8%
Male 45.3% 39.8% 5.5% 54.7%
Female 20.9% 11.2% 9.8% 79.1%