Bhind District, with population of about 17 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 15th most populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhind district is 4459 km2 and it is the 11th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 382 persons per km2. There are 8 sub districts in the district, among them Bhind is the most populous sub district with population of about 5.4 lakh and Ron is the least populous sub district with population of about 78 thousand.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Bhind and Gohad Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 17 lakh people, among them about 9.3 lakh (54%) are male and about 7.8 lakh (46%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhind district is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 3 lakh households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 12.7 lakh) live in Bhind District rural part and 25% (about 4.3 lakh) population live in the Bhind District urban part. Rural population density of Bhind district is 300 and urban population density is 1907 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhind

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,703,005 1,322,075 374,799 6,131 248,230
Male 926,843 719,348 204,212 3,283 134,705
Female 776,162 602,727 170,587 2,848 113,525

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bhind

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Bhind 538189 Umri 11396 Bhind 197585
Gohad 316826 Kanavar 10427 Gohad 58939
Lahar 214048 Amayan 9120 Lahar 35674
Mehgaon 198343 Machhand 9093 Mehgaon 21335
Ater 139378 Roan 8505 Gormi 20841
Gormi 128774 Jawasa 8505 Mau 20147
Mihona 89442 Bilaw 7631 Daboh 18097
Ron 78005 Sukand 7313 Mihona 16935
Babedi 7287 Phuphkalan 12657
Para 7224 Akoda 12534

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 835 in Muslims are 886 and in Jains are 890.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhind

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,703,005 1,595,400 66,776 973 4,047 12,215 19,950 73 3,571
Male 926,843 869,480 35,401 523 2,212 6,673 10,554 33 1,967
Female 776,162 725,920 31,375 450 1,835 5,542 9,396 40 1,604

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 19.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 19.8% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 18.7%. General caste population has increased by 18.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -8.8% and child population has decreased by -2.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhind

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.2% 18.6% 22.2% -8.8% -2.6%
Male 18.7% 18.3% 20.6% -8.3% -3.2%
Female 19.8% 18.9% 24% -9.3% -1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 837 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 838, in schedule caste is 835 and in schedule tribe is 867. There are 843 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhind

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 4 23 -10 11
2011 837 838 835 867 843
2001 829 834 812 877 832

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bhind

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bhind 850 Bindwa 1108 Lahar 886
Ater 849 Juge Ka Pura 1094 Gormi 885
Lahar 845 Sijaripura 1032 Bhind 875
Ron 840 Shyampur 1005 Mihona 874
Mihona 834 Mohadipura 979 Daboh 873
Gormi 832 Nahara 977 Phuphkalan 864
Mehgaon 820 Adlispura 976 Mehgaon 861
Gohad 819 Kanhouwapura 975 Alampur 854
Karila 973 Gohad 847
Shahpura 972 Malanpur 838

Literacy

Total about 10.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6.8 lakh are male and about 4.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhind is 75%. 85% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhind

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 2.2% 7.9%
2011 75.3% 85.4% 63.1%
2001 70.5% 83.2% 55.2%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bhind

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bhind 79 Sandasi Pura 100 Bhind 83
Ater 77 Hirapura 98 Mihona 79
Gormi 76 Etayada 98 Lahar 79
Mehgaon 74 Riniyan 97 Phuphkalan 79
Lahar 73 Shreekapura 97 Alampur 78
Mihona 73 Jarsena 96 Daboh 78
Ron 72 Saipura 96 Mehgaon 77
Gohad 72 Sarupura 95 Akoda 77
Kemokhari 95 Gormi 75
Genthari 94 Gohad 72

Workers profile

Bhind has 31% (about 5.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 8% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhind

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.6% 24.8% 5.8% 69.4%
Male 49.2% 41.9% 7.3% 50.8%
Female 8.4% 4.4% 4% 91.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bhind

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bilaw 28.2 Mau 58.7
Nunahata 27.9 Akoda 30.3
Babedi 25.7 Mihona 19.1
Sukand 24.9 Lahar 19
Kanavar 23.4 Bhind 17.2
Pipersana 22.4 Gormi 17
Gaheli 20.8 Gohad 14.9
Goara 19.4 Phuphkalan 14
Raruwa No.1 19.3 Daboh 12.7
Idurkhi 19.1 Alampur 12.1