Sagar Tahsil, with population of about 8.2 lakh is Sagar district's the most populous sub district, located in Sagar district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 361 villages in the sub district, among them Bilehra is the most populous village with population of 9371 and Jhinpatan is the least populous village with population of 6. Padariya is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 29 km2 and Patheriya Raiyatwari is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 11 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Sagar Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Sagar Municipal Corporation; Sagar Cantt Cantonment Board; Rajakhedi, Makronia Buzurg, Karrapur, Dhana and Gamiria Sagar Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous) and Shahpur Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 8.2 lakh people, among them about 4.4 lakh (53%) are male and about 3.9 lakh (47%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sagar tahsil is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.7 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 50% (about 4.1 lakh) live in Sagar Sub District urban part and 50% (about 4.1 lakh) population live in the Sagar Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 823,015 596,909 184,650 41,456 115,363
Male 435,316 315,459 98,225 21,632 59,705
Female 387,699 281,450 86,425 19,824 55,658

Most populated Villages and Cities in Sagar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bilehra 9371 Sagar 274556
Jaisinagar 7848 Sagar 273296
Surkhi 7289 Sagar Cantt 40513
Mudra Jaruwakheda 6521 Rajakhedi 24232
Sanodha 6394 Makronia Buzurg 23861
Narayawali 5261 Shahpur 13668
Patheriya Jat 4555 Karrapur 10647
Parsoriya 4398 Dhana 9677
Padariya 4343 Gamiria Sagar 7984
Kerbana 4121 Bhainsa 5144

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 6% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 887 in Muslims are 945 and in Jains are 942.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 823,015 740,929 45,495 3,596 3,018 368 28,174 49 1,386
Male 435,316 392,594 23,387 1,876 2,023 238 14,506 25 667
Female 387,699 348,335 22,108 1,720 995 130 13,668 24 719

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.5% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 17.8%. General caste population has increased by 17.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.6% and child population has decreased by -2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.6% 17.6% 22% 17.6% -2%
Male 17.8% 16.8% 21.2% 16.9% -2.1%
Female 19.5% 18.5% 23% 18.2% -1.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 891 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 892, in schedule caste is 880 and in schedule tribe is 916. There are 932 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 12 13 9 1
2011 891 892 880 916 932
2001 878 880 867 907 931

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sagar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Badera 1500 Kapuria 949
Shyampura 1263 Makronia Buzurg 927
Barkhera Mafi 1118 Sagar 914
Sanjra 1068 Sagar 914
Banguwan 1057 Shahpur 911
Karai 1024 Rajakhedi 909
Sagoriya 1022 Karrapur 902
Kanoni 1016 Gamiria Sagar 900
Chenpura 1012 Bhainsa 878
Khajuriya 1011 Sagar Cantt 795

Literacy

Total about 5.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3.4 lakh are male and about 2.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sagar is 83%. 89% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 4.0% 10.9%
2011 82.6% 89.3% 75%
2001 75.4% 85.3% 64.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sagar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dharkheri 97 Sagar 89
Kusumgarh 96 Sagar 89
Pipariya 94 Rajakhedi 89
Hanota Dugaha 92 Dhana 89
Khamariya Gond 91 Gamiria Sagar 88
Lotni 91 Makronia Buzurg 88
Bamora 91 Sagar Cantt 88
Jinda 89 Kapuria 85
Mahuwakheda Kalan 89 Karrapur 83
Semra Ghat 88 Bhainsa 81

Workers profile

Sagar has 40% (about 3.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 25% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.3% 33.3% 7% 59.7%
Male 53.9% 47.8% 6.1% 46.1%
Female 24.9% 17% 8% 75.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Padariya 29 Sagar 34.3
Surkhi 20.8 Sagar 34.3
Toda Tarafdar 19.7 Shahpur 17.9
Sanodha 19.5 Karrapur 16.4
Bilehra 19.2 Sagar Cantt 16.4
Padrai 19 Dhana 8.6
Pamakhedi 17.8 Gamiria Sagar 5.1
Khamkuwa 16.9 Makronia Buzurg 4.3
Bhapel 16.1 Rajakhedi 3.5
Bansa 14.7 Bhainsa 2.8