Anuppur District, with population of about 7.5 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 6th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Anuppur district is 3747 km2 and it is the 7th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 200 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Anuppur is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.1 lakh and Jaithari is the least populous sub district with population of about 93 thousand.

There are 4 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Bijuri, Kotma, Pasan and Anuppur Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 7.5 lakh people, among them about 3.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.7 lakh (49%) are female. 42% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 48% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Anuppur district is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.7 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 73% (about 5.4 lakh) live in Anuppur District rural part and 27% (about 2.1 lakh) population live in the Anuppur District urban part. Rural population density of Anuppur district is 154 and urban population density is 1010 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Anuppur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 749,237 316,309 74,385 358,543 106,071
Male 379,114 163,296 37,841 177,977 54,388
Female 370,123 153,013 36,544 180,566 51,683

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Anuppur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Anuppur 305877 Cholna 4222 Bijuri 32682
Pushparajgarh 230005 Mediyaras 3743 Kotma 29704
Kotma 120533 Jangwa 3675 Pasan 28447
Jaithari 92822 Kirgi 3409 Bangawan 20873
Sakola 3166 Anuppur 19899
Siwni 3155 Deohra 9686
Dhiraul 3104 Dumar Kachhar 9480
Keyotar 3089 Dola 9273
Damehari 3048 Kelhauri (Chachai) 8796
Pasala 2998 Amarkantak 8416

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district all other religious communities contribute 8% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976

Religion wise population 2011 - Anuppur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 749,237 686,524 21,473 2,132 606 86 1,653 35,434 1,329
Male 379,114 347,440 11,134 1,056 322 48 873 17,617 624
Female 370,123 339,084 10,339 1,076 284 38 780 17,817 705

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -52.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -52% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of -52.9%. General caste population has decreased by -58.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -35.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -48.8% and child population has decreased by -60.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Anuppur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -52.4% -58.3% -35.8% -48.8% -60.4%
Male -52.9% -58.6% -36.3% -49.4% -60%
Female -52% -58% -35.3% -48.3% -60.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 1015. There are 950 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Anuppur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 11 15 22 -22
2011 976 937 966 1015 950
2001 957 926 951 993 972

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Jaithari 995 Podaki 1508 Badra 955
Pushparajgarh 994 Kholgarhi 1500 Dola 940
Kotma 968 Sendur Khar 1300 Bijuri 935
Anuppur 961 Baiha Tola 1257 Kotma 929
Titahi 1244 Pasan 926
Barsot 1236 Jaithari 919
Dhumkahai 1233 Anuppur 911
Lakhaura 1232 Deori 902
Bhundakona 1212 Deohra 899
Chandrauthi 1208 Bangawan 893

Literacy

Total about 4.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Anuppur is 68%. 78% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Anuppur

Total Male Female
Change 9.2% 6.5% 12.3%
2011 67.9% 78.3% 57.3%
2001 58.7% 71.8% 45%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kotma 74 Chachai Abad 89 Anuppur 85
Anuppur 72 Girari Khurd 89 Deohra 83
Jaithari 63 Kirgi 88 Kotma 83
Pushparajgarh 61 Bicharpur 84 Pasan 82
Kusera 83 Kelhauri (Chachai) 82
Gedi Ama 82 Deori 81
Lakhaura 82 Amarkantak 80
Vynkatnagar 82 Bijuri 80
Bamhani 81 Jaithari 79
Mediya Ras 81 Amlai 77

Workers profile

Anuppur has 46% (about 3.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 38% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Anuppur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.2% 30.3% 15.9% 53.8%
Male 54.7% 40.8% 13.9% 45.3%
Female 37.6% 19.5% 18% 62.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Anuppur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ledhara 24.6 Amarkantak 46.6
Mlaga 24.2 Bijuri 36.7
Khamraudh 20.3 Pasan 15.1
Cholna 16.7 Deohra 13.7
Bamhni 16.6 Anuppur 12.9
Jilan 15.8 Kotma 12.1
Harrai 15.5 Dumar Kachhar 10
Khanda 15.5 Kelhauri (Chachai) 9.1
Mauhari Badi 15.4 Badra 9
Suadand 15 Dola 8.4