Amravati Municipal Corporation, with population of about 6.5 lakh is Amravati sub district's only municipal corporation located in Amravati sub district of Amravati district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Amravati municipal corporation is 122 km2. Population density of the city is 5319 persons per km2. There are 81 wards in the city, among them Amravati Ward No 26 is the most populous ward with population of about 18 thousand and Amravati Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 4708.

Nearest railway station is Amravati which is within the city. Amravati is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Amravati. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 692 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 855.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11.1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 6.5 lakh people, among them about 3.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.2 lakh (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amravati municipal corporation is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.4 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amravati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 647,057 519,667 111,435 15,955 65,355
Male 329,992 265,351 56,380 8,261 34,017
Female 317,065 254,316 55,055 7,694 31,338

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 13% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961 in Muslims are 952 and in Buddhists are 972.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amravati

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 647,057 400,087 153,558 2,504 957 83,274 5,679 233 765
Male 329,992 203,996 78,655 1,206 516 42,219 2,893 121 386
Female 317,065 196,091 74,903 1,298 441 41,055 2,786 112 379

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 19.5% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 16.1%. General caste population has increased by 16.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 28.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -6% and child population has decreased by -2.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.8% 16.5% 28.9% -6% -2.8%
Male 16.1% 15% 26.4% -6.7% -1.7%
Female 19.5% 18.1% 31.6% -5.2% -3.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 958, in schedule caste is 976 and in schedule tribe is 931. There are 921 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 25 38 14 -20
2011 961 958 976 931 921
2001 933 933 938 917 941

Literacy

Total about 5.4 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.8 lakh are male and about 2.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amravati is 92%. 94% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total Male Female
Change 2.4% 0.6% 4.3%
2011 92.1% 94.2% 89.8%
2001 89.7% 93.6% 85.5%

Workers profile

Amravati has 32% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 12% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amravati

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.2% 29.3% 2.9% 67.8%
Male 51.8% 47.9% 3.9% 48.2%
Female 11.9% 10% 1.9% 88.1%