Ordnance Factory Itarsi Census Town, with population of 7878 is Itarsi sub district's the most populous census town located in Itarsi sub district of Hoshangabad district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Ordnance Factory Itarsi census town is 10 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 779 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ordnance Factory Itarsi Ward No 01 and the population of Ordnance Factory Itarsi Ward No 01 is 7878.

Nearest railway station is Itarsi which is 12 km far from here. Itarsi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Hoshangabad which is 35 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the census town and is 99 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1143.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7878 people, among them 4218 (54%) are male and 3660 (46%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ordnance Factory Itarsi census town is 7%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1883 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ordnance Factory Itarsi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,878 4,829 1,597 1,452 546
Male 4,218 2,619 856 743 285
Female 3,660 2,210 741 709 261

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 870 in Muslims are 747 and in Christians are 1189

Religion wise population 2011 - Ordnance Factory Itarsi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,878 7,495 152 116 33 51 23 5 3
Male 4,218 4,009 87 53 26 26 12 3 2
Female 3,660 3,486 65 63 7 25 11 2 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -23.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is -23.4% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of -23%. General caste population has decreased by -26.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -21.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -12.2% and child population has decreased by -24.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ordnance Factory Itarsi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -23.2% -26.5% -21.6% -12.2% -24.2%
Male -23% -26.1% -21% -13.1% -20.6%
Female -23.4% -26.9% -22.4% -11.2% -27.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 868 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 844, in schedule caste is 866 and in schedule tribe is 954. There are 916 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 90 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ordnance Factory Itarsi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -4 -10 -16 21 -90
2011 868 844 866 954 916
2001 872 854 882 933 1006

Literacy

Total 6630 people in the census town are literate, among them 3794 are male and 2836 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ordnance Factory Itarsi is 90%. 96% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ordnance Factory Itarsi

Total Male Female
Change -1.9% -1.8% -2.0%
2011 90.4% 96.5% 83.4%
2001 92.3% 98.3% 85.4%

Workers profile

Ordnance Factory Itarsi has 32% (2501) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 7% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ordnance Factory Itarsi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.7% 30% 1.7% 68.3%
Male 53.2% 50.7% 2.6% 46.8%
Female 7% 6.3% 0.7% 93%