Guna District, with population of about 12.4 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 19th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Guna district is 6390 km2 and it is the 21st biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 194 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Guna is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.1 lakh and Maksoodangarh is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.2 lakh.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Guna and Raghogarh -Vijaypur Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 12.4 lakh people, among them about 6.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 5.9 lakh (48%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 15% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Guna district is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.4 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 75% (about 9.3 lakh) live in Guna District rural part and 25% (about 3.1 lakh) population live in the Guna District urban part. Rural population density of Guna district is 149 and urban population density is 1998 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Guna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,241,519 857,585 193,115 190,819 207,177
Male 649,362 450,510 100,646 98,206 108,473
Female 592,157 407,075 92,469 92,613 98,704

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Guna

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Guna 405393 Maksudangarh 10917 Guna 180935
Bamori 172131 Myana 8247 Raghogarh -Vijaypur 62163
Raghogarh 160397 Bajrangarh 7955 Aron 28010
Aron 139428 Jamner 6571 Chachaura-Binaganj 21860
Chachaura 127388 Mirgwas 5983 Kumbhraj 19707
Kumbhraj 118804 Awan 5563
Maksoodangarh 117978 Bamori 5465
Piproda Khurd 5079
Muhal Kaloni 4640
Fatehgarh 4391

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 910 in Muslims are 931 and in Jains are 954.

Religion wise population 2011 - Guna

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,241,519 1,172,248 49,203 1,208 3,271 529 13,474 52 1,534
Male 649,362 613,598 25,476 604 1,737 269 6,896 28 754
Female 592,157 558,650 23,727 604 1,534 260 6,578 24 780

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -25.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -24.3% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of -26.5%. General caste population has decreased by -26.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -34.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -6.3% and child population has decreased by -36.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Guna

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -25.5% -26.7% -34.2% -6.3% -36.6%
Male -26.5% -27.6% -35.3% -7.2% -35.9%
Female -24.3% -25.6% -33% -5.4% -37.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 912 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 904, in schedule caste is 919 and in schedule tribe is 943. There are 910 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Guna

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 26 32 18 -21
2011 912 904 919 943 910
2001 885 878 887 925 931

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bamori 931 Semra Kheda 1692 Kumbhraj 925
Raghogarh 912 Sakatpur (Fatehgarh) 1280 Raghogarh -Vijaypur 921
Guna 911 Chak Porkho 1250 Guna 915
Maksoodangarh 911 Radhapura 1241 Aron 910
Chachaura 910 Khushalpur 1234 Chachaura-Binaganj 901
Kumbhraj 908 Dhamkan 1231
Aron 897 Kanja 1212
Ganeshkheda 1209
Chak Jeta Dongar 1190
Kilampur 1188

Literacy

Total about 6.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4 lakh are male and about 2.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guna is 63%. 74% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Guna

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 0.0% 8.5%
2011 63.2% 74.1% 51.4%
2001 59.5% 74.1% 42.9%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Guna 68 Gandhotri 100 Guna 80
Aron 65 Laldant 100 Chachaura-Binaganj 80
Raghogarh 64 Manpura 100 Kumbhraj 76
Kumbhraj 62 Sihari 99 Raghogarh -Vijaypur 71
Chachaura 60 Rughnathpura 98 Aron 70
Bamori 58 Bachhawada 94
Maksoodangarh 55 Darawla 93
Polas 91
Tundaweh 91
Mohanpur 91

Workers profile

Guna has 41% (about 5.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 30% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Guna

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.5% 28.5% 13% 58.5%
Male 51.7% 42.5% 9.1% 48.3%
Female 30.3% 13.1% 17.2% 69.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Guna

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mahodra 49.1 Raghogarh -Vijaypur 73.8
Kalora 31.8 Guna 45.8
Bhadora 27.5 Aron 20
Magroda 27.3 Chachaura-Binaganj 11.7
Bajrangarh 27.3 Kumbhraj 5.3
Paranth 26.3
Muhal Kaloni 25.5
Saretha 23.8
Barwan 21
Mirgwas 20.3