Panna District, with population of about 10.2 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 11th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Panna district is 7135 km2 and it is the 16th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 142 persons per km2. There are 8 sub districts in the district, among them Ajaigarh is the most populous sub district with population of about 1.7 lakh and Raipura 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 - Panna Municipality and Out Growth; and Panna Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 10.2 lakh people, among them about 5.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 4.8 lakh (48%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 17% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panna district is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.3 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 8.9 lakh) live in Panna District rural part and 12% (about 1.3 lakh) population live in the Panna District urban part. Rural population density of Panna district is 126 and urban population density is 1552 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Panna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,016,520 637,651 207,990 170,879 163,620
Male 533,480 336,362 109,421 87,697 85,494
Female 483,040 301,289 98,569 83,182 78,126

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Panna

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Ajaigarh 170457 Muhandra 8349 Panna 59091
Pawai 167578 Maheba 6522 Panna 50820
Panna 156297 Khora 6454 Ajaigarh 16656
Gunnor 133513 Dharampur 6096 Pawai 14465
Amanganj 114702 Itwan Kalan 5994 Amanganj 13886
Shahnagar 107623 Gunaur 5734 Devendranagar 12785
Devendranagar 88721 Mudwari 5603 Kakarhati 8452
Raipura 77629 Raipura 5426
Nayagaon 5244
Jaswant Pura 5186

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 905 in Muslims are 926.

Religion wise population 2011 - Panna

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,016,520 974,748 35,214 418 186 37 4,734 218 965
Male 533,480 511,785 18,279 223 93 19 2,479 103 499
Female 483,040 462,963 16,935 195 93 18 2,255 115 466

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 18.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 19% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 18.4%. General caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.7% and child population has decreased by -4.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Panna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.7% 15.2% 21.4% 29.7% -4.3%
Male 18.4% 15.1% 21% 29.3% -3.4%
Female 19% 15.4% 21.8% 30% -5.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 905 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 896, in schedule caste is 901 and in schedule tribe is 949. There are 914 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Panna

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 3 6 6 -18
2011 905 896 901 949 914
2001 901 893 895 943 932

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Raipura 934 Bad Khera 2000 Panna 916
Shahnagar 927 Rachhapar 1600 Devendranagar 915
Gunnor 918 Chaupra 1521 Panna 905
Devendranagar 909 Pipariya 1400 Amanganj 904
Pawai 907 Maharajganj 1348 Pawai 883
Amanganj 905 Tamgarh 1292 Ajaigarh 882
Panna 892 Banjaria 1261 Kakarhati 882
Ajaigarh 879 Sigada 1257
Pipariyasarkar 1250
Shahpur 1244

Literacy

Total about 5.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.3 lakh are male and about 2.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panna is 65%. 74% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Panna

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 0.8% 6.4%
2011 64.8% 74.1% 54.4%
2001 61.4% 73.3% 48%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Panna 70 Bandhi Khurd 100 Panna 84
Gunnor 67 Majhyari Khurd 100 Panna 83
Devendranagar 67 Maukachh 95 Devendranagar 80
Amanganj 64 Bamhaur 93 Amanganj 78
Pawai 63 Udki 93 Pawai 78
Ajaigarh 63 Budha 92 Ajaigarh 76
Shahnagar 62 Sotipura 91 Kakarhati 69
Raipura 62 Khamariya 88
Bhitari 88
Chauda 88

Workers profile

Panna has 42% (about 4.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 32% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Panna

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.5% 27.2% 15.3% 57.5%
Male 51.6% 38.5% 13.1% 48.4%
Female 32.4% 14.8% 17.7% 67.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Panna

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Itwan Kalan 60.2 Kakarhati 26.9
Rampur 39.7 Amanganj 17.4
Itwa Khas 36.5 Devendranagar 13.1
Jhalar Khamariya 32.8 Panna 10
Maheba 31.6 Panna 10
Talgaon 30 Ajaigarh 6.8
Dharampur 26.6 Pawai 6.6
Mainha 25.5
Muhandra 25.5
Ranipur 20