Sawangi (Meghe) Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Wardha sub district's the 4th least populous census town located in Wardha sub district of Wardha district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Sawangi (Meghe) census town is 10 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1499 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sawangi (meghe) Ward No 01 and the population of Sawangi (meghe) Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Wardha which is 3 km far from here. Wardha is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Wardha which is 3 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 820 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1047.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6954 (48%) are male and 7440 (52%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sawangi (Meghe) census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3042 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sawangi (Meghe)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,394 8,053 5,721 620 1,282
Male 6,954 3,780 2,862 312 658
Female 7,440 4,273 2,859 308 624

Religion wise distribution of population

Buddhists contribute 47% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 45% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Buddhists are 1008 in Hindus are 1123 and in Christians are 1291

Religion wise population 2011 - Sawangi (Meghe)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,394 6,527 287 520 187 6,813 57 1 2
Male 6,954 3,074 140 227 91 3,393 26 1 2
Female 7,440 3,453 147 293 96 3,420 31 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 51.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9524. Female population growth rate of the census town is 60.4% which is 18.1% higher than male population growth rate of 42.3%. General caste population has increased by 33.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 94.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.9% and child population has increased by 12.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sawangi (Meghe)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 51.1% 33.6% 94.5% 11.9% 12.3%
Male 42.3% 22.6% 90% 4.3% 14.4%
Female 60.4% 45% 99.2% 20.8% 10.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1070 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1130, in schedule caste is 999 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 948 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 increased by 121 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sawangi (Meghe)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 121 174 46 134 -38
2011 1070 1130 999 987 948
2001 949 956 953 853 986

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 6000 are male and 6133 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sawangi (Meghe) is 93%. 95% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sawangi (Meghe)

Total Male Female
Change 9.8% 7.6% 12.6%
2011 92.5% 95.3% 90%
2001 82.7% 87.7% 77.4%

Workers profile

Sawangi (Meghe) has 32% (4674) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 17% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sawangi (Meghe)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.5% 29.9% 2.6% 67.5%
Male 48.7% 45.4% 3.3% 51.3%
Female 17.3% 15.4% 1.9% 82.7%