Narsimhapur District, with population of about 10.9 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 15th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Narsimhapur district is 5133 km2 and it is the 19th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 213 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Gadarwara is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.2 lakh and Tendukheda is the least populous sub district with population of about 95 thousand.

There are 5 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Narsimhapur and Gadarwara Municipality and Out Growths Narsimhapur, Gadarwara and Kareli Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 10.9 lakh people, among them about 5.7 lakh (52%) are male and about 5.2 lakh (48%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narsimhapur district is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.5 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 81% (about 8.9 lakh) live in Narsimhapur District rural part and 19% (about 2 lakh) population live in the Narsimhapur District urban part. Rural population density of Narsimhapur district is 177 and urban population density is 1858 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narsimhapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,091,854 761,820 184,155 145,879 142,250
Male 568,810 398,604 96,079 74,127 74,445
Female 523,044 363,216 88,076 71,752 67,805

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Narsimhapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Gadarwara 421323 Saikheda 9602 Narsimhapur 59966
Narsimhapur 219323 Babai Kalan 8008 Narsimhapur 58665
Gotegaon 196129 Bagaspur 7129 Gadarwara 47604
Kareli 160160 Amgaon 5659 Gadarwara 45344
Tendukheda 94919 Kaudiya 5543 Kareli 29929
Paloha 5118 Gotegaon 28074
Dobhi 5098 Gotegaon 27068
Barha 4612 Tendukheda 13077
Barheta (Warheta) 4582 Chichli 9977
Singhpur 4451 Barman Kalan 8143

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 919 in Muslims are 927.

Religion wise population 2011 - Narsimhapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,091,854 1,038,628 39,048 914 997 262 8,125 2,873 1,007
Male 568,810 541,316 20,260 456 534 133 4,164 1,441 506
Female 523,044 497,312 18,788 458 463 129 3,961 1,432 501

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 14% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 9.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 14.7% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 13.4%. General caste population has increased by 12.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.6% and child population has decreased by -7.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narsimhapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14% 12.5% 19.2% 15.6% -7.5%
Male 13.4% 11.9% 18.6% 14.9% -7.2%
Female 14.7% 13.2% 19.7% 16.4% -7.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 917 and in schedule tribe is 968. There are 911 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 11 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 - Narsimhapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 10 9 13 -6
2011 920 911 917 968 911
2001 909 901 908 955 917

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Narsimhapur 930 Kachartala 5000 Gotegaon 933
Gotegaon 925 Deori Khurd 1455 Gotegaon 930
Kareli 924 Madanpur 1400 Tendukheda 921
Tendukheda 918 Chirchita 1375 Narsimhapur 921
Gadarwara 910 Bichua 1364 Narsimhapur 921
Hingpani 1358 Kareli 920
Khairi 1310 Barman Kalan 918
Manakheda 1250 Rosera 917
Barkheda 1243 Gadarwara 912
Dhana [Juna] 1233 Gadarwara 912

Literacy

Total about 7.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.1 lakh are male and about 3.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narsimhapur is 76%. 84% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narsimhapur

Total Male Female
Change -2.0% -2.5% -1.4%
2011 75.7% 83.6% 67.1%
2001 77.7% 86.1% 68.5%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Narsimhapur 79 Manakheda 100 Narsimhapur 90
Gotegaon 78 Khairi 100 Narsimhapur 90
Kareli 78 Bareli 100 Rosera 90
Tendukheda 73 Suriya 100 Gotegaon 88
Gadarwara 72 Ratanpura 100 Gotegaon 88
Baktala 100 Kareli 86
Madhiya 100 Gadarwara 85
Tighra 99 Gadarwara 85
Khamariya (Charguwan) 99 Tendukheda 83
Bhoot Pipariya 98 Barman Kalan 83

Workers profile

Narsimhapur has 44% (about 4.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 30% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narsimhapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.8% 32.8% 11% 56.2%
Male 56.9% 47% 9.8% 43.1%
Female 29.5% 17.4% 12.2% 70.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Narsimhapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dilheri 45.5 Tendukheda 33
Chhind Kheda 34 Kareli 21.7
Bhobhari (Bhovari) 30.2 Narsimhapur 15
Tuiyapani 24.6 Narsimhapur 15
Hathnapur 23.7 Gadarwara 12.9
Hirapur 19.5 Gadarwara 12.9
Bandroha 18.1 Gotegaon 12.3
Mawai 17.2 Gotegaon 12.3
Bagaspur 16.6 Chichli 8.4
Saori 16.3 Barman Kalan 4.3