Singrauli District, with population of about 11.8 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 17th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Singrauli district is 5675 km2 and it is the 23rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 208 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Singrauli is the most populous sub district with population of about 5.2 lakh and Deosar is the least populous sub district with population of about 3.2 lakh.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Singrauli Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The district is home to about 11.8 lakh people, among them about 6.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 5.6 lakh (48%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 33% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Singrauli district is 18%, 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 81% (about 9.5 lakh) live in Singrauli District rural part and 19% (about 2.3 lakh) population live in the Singrauli District urban part. Rural population density of Singrauli district is 177 and urban population density is 781 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Singrauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,178,273 643,615 150,664 383,994 209,792
Male 613,637 339,622 77,882 196,133 109,094
Female 564,636 303,993 72,782 187,861 100,698

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Singrauli

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Singrauli 517197 Dhaudar 8910 Singrauli 220257
Chitrangi 336713 Khutar 7216 Naudhia 6529
Deosar 324363 Rajmelan 6027
Kursa 5622
Nigari 5566
Jiawan 5508
Sarai 5454
Churki 5448
Baghadih 5264
Gobha 5263

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 920 in Muslims are 917.

Religion wise population 2011 - Singrauli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,178,273 1,118,998 46,574 2,332 1,422 338 182 6,139 2,288
Male 613,637 582,921 24,293 1,173 806 198 91 3,107 1,048
Female 564,636 536,077 22,281 1,159 616 140 91 3,032 1,240

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -35.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -36.1% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of -35.3%. General caste population has decreased by -39.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -30.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -29.8% and child population has decreased by -44.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Singrauli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -35.7% -39.7% -30.6% -29.8% -44.4%
Male -35.3% -38.9% -30% -30.1% -43.5%
Female -36.1% -40.5% -31.2% -29.6% -45.3%

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 895, in schedule caste is 935 and in schedule tribe is 958. There are 923 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 31 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Singrauli

Total General SC ST Child
Change -12 -24 -15 8 -31
2011 920 895 935 958 923
2001 932 919 950 950 954

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chitrangi 935 Kuthuli 2333 Naudhia 895
Singrauli 921 Mudwa 1500 Singrauli 885
Deosar 904 Lohara 1419
Kushmahawa 1333
Odgadi 1222
Dhummadand 1195
Jhaparhawa 1184
Kudi 1182
Raipurwa 1171
Sonhari 1162

Literacy

Total about 5.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.6 lakh are male and about 2.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Singrauli is 60%. 71% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Singrauli

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 3.9% 12.5%
2011 60.4% 71.3% 48.5%
2001 52.3% 67.4% 36%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Singrauli 65 Atraila 100 Naudhia 83
Deosar 58 Kalhawa (Kathahawa) 94 Singrauli 75
Chitrangi 56 Naudiya Viran 90
Bachhnar (Bagdara) 88
Beedad 87
Supela 85
Naudiya Abad 84
Kulhaiya 84
Bhakuar 84
Kushmahara 83

Workers profile

Singrauli has 42% (about 5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 35% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Singrauli

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.4% 29.6% 12.8% 57.6%
Male 49.6% 39.5% 10.1% 50.4%
Female 34.6% 18.8% 15.8% 65.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Singrauli

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Gannai 23.2 Singrauli 284.5
Gadaigaon 22.3 Naudhia 5.7
Bharsedi 20.5
Sarai 19.7
Tiyara 18.8
Sajapani 18.5
Bagaiya 18.4
Nigari 18
Jhara 17.3
Banjari 17.1