Nagpur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 24.1 lakh is Nagpur (Urban) sub district's only municipal corporation located in Nagpur (Urban) sub district of Nagpur district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Nagpur municipal corporation is 218 km2. Population density of the city is 11057 persons per km2. There are 136 wards in the city, among them Nagpur Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of about 61 thousand and Nagpur Ward No 80 is the least populous ward with population of about 10 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Nagpur which is within the city. Nagpur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Nagpur. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 857 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1095.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10.2°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 24.1 lakh people, among them about 12.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 11.8 lakh (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nagpur municipal corporation is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 5.3 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nagpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,405,665 1,744,959 475,425 185,281 247,078
Male 1,225,405 892,138 238,629 94,638 128,290
Female 1,180,260 852,821 236,796 90,643 118,788

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Buddhists which contribute 16% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 12% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 957 in Buddhists are 995 and in Muslims are 952

Religion wise population 2011 - Nagpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,405,665 1,670,932 287,436 27,569 16,369 374,537 21,689 2,348 4,785
Male 1,225,405 853,897 147,286 13,416 8,534 187,754 10,993 1,191 2,334
Female 1,180,260 817,035 140,150 14,153 7,835 186,783 10,696 1,157 2,451

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 17.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.9% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 15.6%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.8% and child population has decreased by -1.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nagpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17.2% 14.3% 38.6% 1.8% -1.1%
Male 15.6% 12.8% 36.3% 1.2% -0.8%
Female 18.9% 15.9% 41% 2.5% -1.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 958. There are 926 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nagpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 26 33 12 -6
2011 963 956 992 958 926
2001 936 930 959 946 932

Literacy

Total about 19.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 10.4 lakh are male and about 9.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nagpur is 92%. 94% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nagpur

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% 0.5% 4.9%
2011 91.9% 94.4% 89.3%
2001 89.3% 93.9% 84.4%

Workers profile

Nagpur has 35% (about 8.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nagpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.1% 32.4% 2.7% 64.9%
Male 53.8% 50.6% 3.2% 46.2%
Female 15.6% 13.5% 2.1% 84.4%