Gwalior (Gird) Tahsil, with population of about 15 lakh is Gwalior district's the most populous sub district, located in Gwalior district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 309 villages in the sub district, among them Mohana is the most populous village with population of about 19 thousand and Tadhai is the least populous village with population of 1. Jakhoda is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 79 km2 and Kalyanpur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Gwalior Municipal Corporation; and Morar Cantt Cantonment Board.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 15 lakh people, among them about 8 lakh (54%) are male and about 6.9 lakh (46%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gwalior (Gird) tahsil is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 2.8 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 74% (about 11 lakh) live in Gwalior (Gird) Sub District urban part and 26% (about 3.9 lakh) population live in the Gwalior (Gird) Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gwalior (Gird)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,495,487 1,188,869 262,572 44,046 183,931
Male 802,391 638,659 140,426 23,306 100,379
Female 693,096 550,210 122,146 20,740 83,552

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gwalior (Gird)

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Mohana 18542 Gwalior 1069276
Puranichavni 10219 Morar Cantt 48464
Girvai 9770
Ajaypur 8328
Barai 8302
Panihar 7119
Shankrpur 6705
Virpur 6140
Ghatigaon (Barai) 5641
Kuleth 5383

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 859 in Muslims are 912 and in Jains are 924.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gwalior (Gird)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,495,487 1,342,361 119,267 3,593 9,495 1,875 15,685 192 3,019
Male 802,391 722,172 62,372 1,760 5,138 1,064 8,154 99 1,632
Female 693,096 620,189 56,895 1,833 4,357 811 7,531 93 1,387

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 27% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 28.2% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 26.1%. General caste population has increased by 26.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.4% and child population has increased by 4.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gwalior (Gird)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27% 26.4% 30.4% 23.4% 4.8%
Male 26.1% 25.5% 28.7% 24.5% 5.2%
Female 28.2% 27.5% 32.4% 22.1% 4.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 864 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 862, in schedule caste is 870 and in schedule tribe is 890. There are 832 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 14 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 - Gwalior (Gird)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 14 25 -17 -6
2011 864 862 870 890 832
2001 850 848 845 907 838

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gwalior (Gird)

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bhoreshwar 4286 Gwalior 879
Nagdha 3800 Morar Cantt 750
Mircha 1583
Jinawali 1183
Hiri 1120
Mahua Kheda 1091
Sikroda Badori 1004
Malipura 1000
Chui(1981=Chuhi) 1000
Baraipura 1000

Literacy

Total about 10.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 6.1 lakh are male and about 4.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gwalior (Gird) is 79%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gwalior (Gird)

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.0% 9.6%
2011 79.4% 86.5% 71.3%
2001 72.9% 82.5% 61.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gwalior (Gird)

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jinsikhan 100 Gwalior 84
Malipura 100 Morar Cantt 83
Khargu Kheda 94
Karigawan 89
Kemari 86
Kushrajpur 85
Banheri 84
Girgaw 83
Kheriya Mritya 83
Milawali 82

Workers profile

Gwalior (Gird) has 32% (about 4.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 12% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gwalior (Gird)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.4% 27.8% 4.6% 67.6%
Male 49.9% 44.6% 5.3% 50.1%
Female 12.2% 8.5% 3.8% 87.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gwalior (Gird)

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jakhoda 79.2 Gwalior 173.7
Aron 66.2 Morar Cantt 10
Simiriya Tanka 64.9
Barai 53
Basota 43.5
Mohana 41.6
Dundapura 38.4
Bagwalagaon 33.4
Raipur 32.2
Bhagwan Ka Pura 32.2