Tikamgarh District, with population of about 14.5 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 23rd most populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tikamgarh district is 5048 km2 and it is the 18th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 286 persons per km2. There are 9 sub districts in the district, among them Tikamgarh is the most populous sub district with population of about 3 lakh and Orchha is the least populous sub district with population of about 47 thousand.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Tikamgarh Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 14.5 lakh people, among them about 7.6 lakh (53%) are male and about 6.8 lakh (47%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tikamgarh district is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 12 lakh) live in Tikamgarh District rural part and 17% (about 2.5 lakh) population live in the Tikamgarh District urban part. Rural population density of Tikamgarh district is 247 and urban population density is 1176 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tikamgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,445,166 1,015,705 361,604 67,857 227,564
Male 760,355 534,766 190,666 34,923 120,303
Female 684,811 480,939 170,938 32,934 107,261

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Tikamgarh

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Tikamgarh 301714 Mavai 8480 Tikamgarh 79106
Palera 213540 Digoda 8383 Prithvipur 26883
Jatara 198490 Chandera Khas 8312 Niwari 23724
Prithvipur 189556 Bhelsi 8202 Jatara 17499
Niwari 167893 Deri 7805 Palera 17493
Baldeogarh 123125 Muhara Khas 7206 Khargapur 14813
Khargapur 114859 Tehar Ka Khas 6925 Lidhora Khas 12974
Mohangarh 88631 Bamhori Khas 6461 Orchha 11511
Orchha 47358 Bamhaurikalan 6198 Kari 10409
Mohangarh Khas 5812 Jeron Khalsa 9426

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 900 in Muslims are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tikamgarh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,445,166 1,383,475 44,143 588 251 109 15,569 39 992
Male 760,355 728,210 22,912 312 134 58 8,156 23 550
Female 684,811 655,265 21,231 276 117 51 7,413 16 442

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 21.2% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 19.2%. General caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30.6% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tikamgarh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.1% 18.3% 23.8% 30.6% -0.8%
Male 19.2% 17.4% 22.4% 30.9% 0.4%
Female 21.2% 19.2% 25.3% 30.3% -2.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 897 and in schedule tribe is 943. There are 892 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tikamgarh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 13 21 -4 -24
2011 901 899 897 943 892
2001 886 886 876 947 916

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Palera 907 Bamhori Judawan 2000 Lidhora Khas 935
Niwari 906 Janakpur Khas 1333 Jatara 928
Tikamgarh 905 Gora Bhata 1250 Prithvipur 925
Baldeogarh 905 Hamirpur 1219 Palera 924
Jatara 901 Bhagwantpura Bhata 1200 Badagaon 921
Mohangarh 898 Gujrayatan Ugad 1188 Tikamgarh 911
Prithvipur 894 Ganeshganj 1174 Niwari 907
Khargapur 885 Poha Bhata 1167 Kari 902
Orchha 880 Ratanganj 1124 Tarichar Kalan 900
Sakera Bhadoran Har 1118 Orchha 895

Literacy

Total about 7.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.6 lakh are male and about 2.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tikamgarh is 61%. 72% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tikamgarh

Total Male Female
Change 5.7% 3.1% 9.0%
2011 61.4% 71.8% 50%
2001 55.7% 68.7% 41%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Niwari 67 Khirak General Sahab 100 Tikamgarh 85
Tikamgarh 66 Manik Chowk 92 Niwari 77
Orchha 64 Dargay Bhata 92 Jatara 73
Palera 61 Madahar 92 Baldeogarh 72
Prithvipur 61 Bangay Har 91 Orchha 71
Jatara 59 Toriya Bhorkhari 89 Khargapur 70
Mohangarh 58 Tagedi 88 Lidhora Khas 69
Khargapur 56 Dardora 84 Palera 69
Baldeogarh 55 Maloopura 84 Tarichar Kalan 69
Kumhedital 83 Prithvipur 69

Workers profile

Tikamgarh has 45% (about 6.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 37% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tikamgarh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.3% 32.6% 12.8% 54.7%
Male 53% 44.2% 8.8% 47%
Female 36.9% 19.6% 17.2% 63.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Tikamgarh

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Madhuwan 35.9 Badagaon 39.1
Bachhoda Khas 18.3 Lidhora Khas 32.3
Bamhaurikalan 18.3 Orchha 29.7
Bhelsi 16.5 Palera 25.8
Guna 15.8 Jatara 21.3
Kharon 15.5 Jeron Khalsa 17.4
Nayagaon 15.3 Tarichar Kalan 16.1
Kudila 15.3 Niwari 14.9
Tehar Ka Khas 14.9 Kari 8.5
Deri 14.9 Tikamgarh 6.2