Amravati District, with population of about 28.9 lakh is Maharashtra's the 14th most populous district, located in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Amravati district is about 12 thousand km2 and it is the 7th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 237 persons per km2. There are 14 sub districts in the district, among them Amravati is the most populous sub district with population of about 7.9 lakh and Chandur Railway is the least populous sub district with population of about 97 thousand.

There are 11 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Amravati Municipal Corporation; Achalpur, Anjangaon, Warud, Morshi and Daryapur Banosa Municipal Councils (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The district is home to about 28.9 lakh people, among them about 14.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 14.1 lakh (49%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 14% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amravati district is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 6.5 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 64% (about 18.5 lakh) live in Amravati District rural part and 36% (about 10.4 lakh) population live in the Amravati District urban part. Rural population density of Amravati district is 155 and urban population density is 4280 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amravati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,888,445 1,977,943 506,374 404,128 311,391
Male 1,480,768 1,015,536 259,398 205,834 160,934
Female 1,407,677 962,407 246,976 198,294 150,457

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Amravati

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Amravati 788327 Shirajgaon Kasba 17693 Amravati 647057
Achalpur 279479 Pathrot 15693 Achalpur 112311
Warud 224984 Nerpingalai 15015 Anjangaon 56380
Chandurbazar 196258 Kandali 14985 Warud 45482
Dharni 184665 Walgaon 14874 Morshi 37333
Morshi 182484 Nandgaon peth 13366 Daryapur Banosa 36463
Daryapur 175061 Jarud 12571 Shendurjana 21748
Anjangaon Surji 160903 Teosa 12482 Dattapur Dhamangaon 21059
Dhamangaon Railway 132915 Yeoda Bk. 12095 Chandur Railway 19776
Nandgaon-Khandeshwar 129810 Pusla 11863 Chandurbazar 18759

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 13% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 952 in Muslims are 948 and in Buddhists are 947.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amravati

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,888,445 2,055,177 421,410 7,223 2,242 383,891 11,360 3,288 3,854
Male 1,480,768 1,052,816 216,366 3,544 1,185 197,129 5,829 1,697 2,202
Female 1,407,677 1,002,361 205,044 3,679 1,057 186,762 5,531 1,591 1,652

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 10.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 26.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 11.6% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 10%. General caste population has increased by 9.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.3% and child population has decreased by -13% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.8% 9.6% 13.4% 13.3% -13%
Male 10% 8.9% 12.5% 13% -12.7%
Female 11.6% 10.5% 14.4% 13.8% -13.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 963. There are 935 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 14 16 6 -6
2011 951 948 952 963 935
2001 938 934 936 957 941

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dharni 967 Umari 6000 Dattapur Dhamangaon 984
Chikhaldara 957 Nabipur 3000 Chandur Railway 981
Amravati 955 Datura 2667 Chandurbazar 969
Daryapur 952 Kolkas 2000 Warud 962
Bhatkuli 950 Mahimapur 1667 Morshi 962
Chandur Railway 949 Palaskheda 1667 Amravati 961
Chandurbazar 948 Jamthi 1667 Daryapur Banosa 961
Nandgaon-Khandeshwar 947 Jaitapur 1636 Dharni 952
Dhamangaon Railway 947 Beni 1571 Anjangaon 943
Teosa 946 Malegaon 1522 Shendurjana 937

Literacy

Total about 22.5 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 12.1 lakh are male and about 10.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amravati is 87%. 91% of male and 83% 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 - Amravati

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 2.6% 7.4%
2011 87.4% 91.5% 83.1%
2001 82.5% 88.9% 75.7%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Amravati 91 Nabipur 100 Dattapur Dhamangaon 92
Achalpur 89 Viththalapur 100 Amravati 92
Anjangaon Surji 89 Ambafata 100 Chikhaldara 92
Bhatkuli 88 Rustampur 100 Achalpur 91
Daryapur 88 Asona 100 Chandurbazar 91
Chandurbazar 88 Irur 100 Warud 91
Morshi 88 Panch Amba Kh. 100 Chandur Railway 91
Teosa 87 Muradpur 100 Morshi 91
Chandur Railway 87 Jamalpur 100 Daryapur Banosa 90
Dhamangaon Railway 87 Narayanpur Kh. 100 Shendurjana 89

Workers profile

Amravati has 43% (about 12.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 28% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amravati

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42.8% 36.8% 6.1% 57.2%
Male 56.6% 50.9% 5.7% 43.4%
Female 28.3% 21.9% 6.5% 71.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Amravati

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Yeoda Bk. 48.1 Amravati 121.7
Shirajgaon Kasba 46.3 Warud 39.4
Shirala 44.3 Shendurjana 19.3
Nandgaon peth 37.1 Morshi 17.6
Wadner Gangai 36.5 Achalpur 16.5
Teosa 34.3 Dharni 8.8
Nerpingalai 34.2 Daryapur Banosa 4.1
Anjangaon bari 29.6 Chikhaldara 3.9
Thilori 27.2 Anjangaon 3.3
Jarud 25.7 Dattapur Dhamangaon 3.2