Sidhi District, with population of about 11.3 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 16th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sidhi district is 4851 km2 and it is the 14th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 232 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Gopadbanas is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.9 lakh and Kusmi is the least populous sub district with population of about 81 thousand.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 11.3 lakh people, among them about 5.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 5.5 lakh (49%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 28% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sidhi 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 92% (about 10.3 lakh) live in Sidhi District rural part and 8% (about 93 thousand) population live in the Sidhi District urban part. Rural population density of Sidhi district is 217 and urban population density is 1129 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sidhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,127,033 683,527 130,202 313,304 194,528
Male 575,912 350,546 66,174 159,192 101,633
Female 551,121 332,981 64,028 154,112 92,895

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Sidhi

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Gopadbanas 289481 Hanumangarh 7782 Sidhi 54331
Sihawal 268934 Tala 5994 Churhat 14962
Rampur Naikin 206392 Kushmahar 5824 Rampur Naikin 11936
Majhauli 163877 Bhitri 5821 Majhauli 11892
Churhat 117090 Pahadi 5668
Kusmi 81259 Madwas 5661
Amiliya 5217
Bithauli 5081
Gijwara 4957
Baghor 4943

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 955 in Muslims are 999.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sidhi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,127,033 1,077,545 34,419 511 128 92 93 12,556 1,689
Male 575,912 551,061 17,220 242 75 52 46 6,335 881
Female 551,121 526,484 17,199 269 53 40 47 6,221 808

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -38.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -37.6% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of -39.2%. General caste population has decreased by -35.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -40%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -42.8% and child population has decreased by -48.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sidhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -38.5% -35.9% -40% -42.8% -48.5%
Male -39.2% -36.9% -40.5% -43.3% -47.4%
Female -37.6% -34.8% -39.5% -42.2% -49.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 957 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 968 and in schedule tribe is 968. 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sidhi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 31 18 18 -40
2011 957 950 968 968 914
2001 932 919 950 950 954

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Churhat 990 Karkachaha Sukhdeo 3000 Rampur Naikin 962
Sihawal 976 Karkachaha Unmukt 2000 Majhauli 943
Kusmi 970 Godaha 1733 Churhat 916
Rampur Naikin 951 Baditola 1542 Sidhi 905
Majhauli 949 Chobhara Vinayaksingh 1424
Gopadbanas 932 Turra Bandh 1400
Paniha 1364
Bandhadol 1333
Sudwar 1333
Kotaha 1333

Literacy

Total about 6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.5 lakh are male and about 2.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sidhi is 64%. 74% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sidhi

Total Male Female
Change 12.1% 7.0% 18.1%
2011 64.4% 74.4% 54.1%
2001 52.3% 67.4% 36%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gopadbanas 67 Beldahi 100 Sidhi 83
Churhat 67 Badagaon Viran 100 Churhat 73
Rampur Naikin 64 Pachdo Kothar 100 Rampur Naikin 72
Majhauli 64 Chak Patharha 100 Majhauli 71
Sihawal 63 Saraiha 100
Kusmi 58 Bamuri Viran 100
Pachdo Madho 97
Pachdo Pitai 94
Pachdo Unmukt 94
Kubra Paipkhar 93

Workers profile

Sidhi has 41% (about 4.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 32% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sidhi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41% 24.4% 16.5% 59%
Male 49.4% 33.8% 15.5% 50.6%
Female 32.2% 14.6% 17.6% 67.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sidhi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Madwas 25.4 Rampur Naikin 24.8
Bhitri 21.7 Churhat 24
Gajri 17.9 Majhauli 21.4
Hanumangarh 16.4 Sidhi 12.3
Kushmahar 16.2
Khuteli 15.4
Karmai 15.3
Baghor 12.9
Hadbado 12.7
Gijwara 12.5