Khandwa (East Nimar) District, with population of about 13.1 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 22nd least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Khandwa (East Nimar) district is 7352 km2 and it is the 14th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 178 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Khandwa is the most populous sub district with population of about 5.6 lakh and Harsud is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.3 lakh.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 13.1 lakh people, among them about 6.7 lakh (51%) are male and about 6.4 lakh (49%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khandwa (East Nimar) district is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.7 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 80% (about 10.5 lakh) live in Khandwa (East Nimar) District rural part and 20% (about 2.6 lakh) population live in the Khandwa (East Nimar) District urban part. Rural population density of Khandwa (East Nimar) district is 145 and urban population density is 2681 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khandwa (East Nimar)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,310,061 694,338 156,601 459,122 208,140
Male 674,329 358,765 80,697 234,867 107,730
Female 635,732 335,573 75,904 224,255 100,410

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Khandwa (East Nimar)

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Khandwa 558035 Borgaon Buzurg 12520 Khandwa 200738
Punasa 236806 Narmada Nagar 9198 Chhanera 22052
Khalwa 222512 Khalawa (Police Abadi) 7612 Pandhana 13694
Pandhana 165509 Punasa 7225 Mundi 12889
Harsud 127199 Ahmadpur 6759 Omkareshwar 10063
Sihada 6538
Khirala 6371
Arud 6322
Chhaigaon Makhan 5741
Barud 5638

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 941 in Muslims are 951.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khandwa (East Nimar)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,310,061 1,182,330 116,277 2,800 1,726 1,425 3,856 158 1,489
Male 674,329 608,996 59,584 1,369 935 706 1,955 81 703
Female 635,732 573,334 56,693 1,431 791 719 1,901 77 786

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -23.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -23.2% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of -23.8%. General caste population has decreased by -31.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -17.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -9.7% and child population has decreased by -32.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khandwa (East Nimar)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -23.5% -31.6% -17.4% -9.7% -32.8%
Male -23.8% -31.9% -18% -9.5% -32.4%
Female -23.2% -31.2% -16.9% -9.9% -33.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 935, in schedule caste is 941 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 932 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khandwa (East Nimar)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 9 13 -4 -9
2011 943 935 941 955 932
2001 936 926 928 959 941

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Khandwa (East Nimar)

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Khalwa 953 Pipalya (Sailani) 1274 Chhanera 970
Pandhana 947 Jhari Kheda 1128 Khandwa 951
Khandwa 945 Bhagaiyapur 1121 Mundi 937
Punasa 937 Laundi 1106 Pandhana 935
Harsud 921 Didamada 1106 Omkareshwar 891
Badgaon Mal. 1103
Bakarjun 1098
Chardida 1089
Mathani 1087
Itwa 1084

Literacy

Total about 7.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4.3 lakh are male and about 3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khandwa (East Nimar) is 66%. 76% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khandwa (East Nimar)

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.6% 7.0%
2011 66.4% 76.3% 55.9%
2001 61.8% 73.7% 48.9%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Khandwa (East Nimar)

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Khandwa 72 Pandhana Theka 99 Khandwa 86
Harsud 69 Pachhaha 97 Pandhana 81
Punasa 65 Badiya Tula 94 Chhanera 79
Pandhana 64 Birpur Kundeshwar 93 Mundi 77
Khalwa 53 Balkhand Sura 88 Omkareshwar 70
Beed 88
Bhandariya 86
Bijapur 85
Undel 84
Sarai 84

Workers profile

Khandwa (East Nimar) has 47% (about 6.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 38% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khandwa (East Nimar)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.8% 37.6% 9.2% 53.2%
Male 54.8% 47.9% 6.9% 45.2%
Female 38.3% 26.6% 11.7% 61.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Khandwa (East Nimar)

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Borgaon Buzurg 37.2 Khandwa 35.8
Dholgaon 34.7 Mundi 17.5
Barud 29 Chhanera 16.9
Piplod Khas 25.7 Pandhana 13.9
Jamli Khurd 25.3 Omkareshwar 12.7
Nankheda 22.2
Singot 22.1
Chichgohan 20
Semalaya 19.9
Indhawadi 19.7