Madhya Pradesh State Urban Part, with population of about 2 crore is India's the 8th most urban populous state. Total geographical area of Madhya Pradesh state urban part is 7746 km2 and it is the 4th biggest urban state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 2591 persons per km2. There are 50 districts in the state, among them Indore Urban is the most populous district with urban population of about 24.3 lakh and Dindori Urban is the least populous district with urban population of about 32 thousand. Chhatarpur Urban is the biggest district in the state with an urban area of 372 km2 and Dindori Urban is the smallest with 21 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the state, those are - Amlai Census Town.

Demographics

The state is home to about 2 crore people, among them about 1 crore (52%) are male and about 96.1 lakh (48%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Madhya Pradesh state urban part is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 40.1 lakh households in the state and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Madhya Pradesh state urban part is 2591 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,069,405 15,955,177 3,074,318 1,039,910 2,483,664
Male 10,462,918 8,334,135 1,597,148 531,635 1,306,179
Female 9,606,487 7,621,042 1,477,170 508,275 1,177,485

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 911 in Muslims are 947 and in Jains are 950

Religion wise population 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,069,405 16,180,075 3,091,012 124,157 96,260 83,633 457,329 7,229 29,710
Male 10,462,918 8,467,849 1,587,941 60,988 50,857 42,603 234,506 3,672 14,502
Female 9,606,487 7,712,226 1,503,071 63,169 45,403 41,030 222,823 3,557 15,208

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 25.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 27.2% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 24.4%. General caste population has increased by 23.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 32.1% and child population has increased by 6.2% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.7% 23.3% 37.2% 32.1% 6.2%
Male 24.4% 22.1% 35.9% 29.2% 6.5%
Female 27.2% 24.7% 38.6% 35.4% 5.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 914, in schedule caste is 925 and in schedule tribe is 956. There are 901 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the state. Overall sex ratio in the state has increased by 20 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 - Madhya Pradesh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 18 18 44 -6
2011 918 914 925 956 901
2001 898 896 907 912 907

Literacy

Total about 1 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 81.2 lakh are male and about 64.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of MADHYA PRADESH is 83%. 89% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state 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 - Madhya Pradesh

Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 1.3% 6.0%
2011 82.8% 88.7% 76.5%
2001 79.4% 87.4% 70.5%

Workers profile

MADHYA PRADESH has 34% (about 68.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 15% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Madhya Pradesh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.2% 29.8% 4.4% 65.8%
Male 51.7% 46.6% 5.1% 48.3%
Female 15.1% 11.4% 3.7% 84.9%