Indore Tahsil, with population of about 23.9 lakh is Indore district's the most populous sub district, located in Indore district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 118 villages in the sub district, among them Rangwasa is the most populous village with population of 8632 and Chikatiya is the least populous village with population of 27. Shiwni is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 31 km2 and Nahar Jhabua is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 13 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Indore Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Indore Municipal Corporation; Bangarda Chhota, Palda, Bank, Piplya Kumar and Lasudiya Mori Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous) and Rau Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 23.9 lakh people, among them about 12.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 11.5 lakh (48%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Indore tahsil is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 4.8 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 92% (about 21.9 lakh) live in Indore Sub District urban part and 8% (about 2 lakh) population live in the Indore Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Indore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,389,511 1,909,831 379,348 100,332 295,716
Male 1,241,079 993,137 195,613 52,329 156,013
Female 1,148,432 916,694 183,735 48,003 139,703

Most populated Villages and Cities in Indore

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Rangwasa 8632 Indore 1992422
Mundla Nayata 8624 Indore 1964086
Kalod Kartal 7668 Bangarda Chhota 64213
Kampel 7518 Rau 36055
Tillor Khurd 6464 Palda 18697
Piwday 5892 Bank 18534
Bilawali 5678 Piplya Kumar 10684
Shiwni 5564 Lasudiya Mori 10225
Nainod 5538 Hukmakhedi 10165
Nihalpur Mundi 5456 Limbodi 9488

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 920 in Muslims are 940 and in Jains are 964

Religion wise population 2011 - Indore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,389,511 1,949,531 318,358 14,312 23,349 10,573 68,004 638 4,746
Male 1,241,079 1,015,308 164,062 6,965 12,057 5,382 34,619 325 2,361
Female 1,148,432 934,223 154,296 7,347 11,292 5,191 33,385 313 2,385

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 35.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 37% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 34.4%. General caste population has increased by 33.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 45.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 38.1% and child population has increased by 18.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Indore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.6% 33.7% 45.4% 38.1% 18.3%
Male 34.4% 32.5% 44.7% 35.9% 18.5%
Female 37% 35.1% 46.1% 40.5% 18%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 925 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 917. There are 895 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Indore

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 18 9 30 -5
2011 925 923 939 917 895
2001 908 905 930 887 900

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Indore

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chikatiya 1250 Hukmakhedi 961
Fatan Khedi 1189 Limbodi 946
Rangwasa 1133 Ahirkhedi 943
Chhitkana 1113 Sinhasa 940
Digwal 1068 Bank 936
Muhadi 1066 Rau 932
Shahdadeo 1063 Piplya Kumar 930
Bhokhakhedi 1047 Indore 925
Lasudiya Anant 1045 Indore 925
Higonya 1045 Bhicholi Hapsi 924

Literacy

Total about 17.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 9.6 lakh are male and about 8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Indore is 84%. 89% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub 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 - Indore

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 1.4% 6.6%
2011 84% 88.7% 78.9%
2001 80.2% 87.3% 72.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Indore

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sukhniwas 87 Bangarda Chhota 87
Bilawali 87 Indore 86
Dudhia 84 Indore 86
Fatan Khedi 83 Piplya Kumar 84
Baroda Daulat 81 Rau 84
Semalya Chau 80 Bank 80
Khandel 80 Bhicholi Hapsi 79
Baroda Kara 79 Limbodi 78
Deoguradia 79 Palda 74
Ramu Khedi 78 Hukmakhedi 74

Workers profile

Indore has 37% (about 8.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 17% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Indore

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.9% 34.3% 2.6% 63.1%
Male 55.1% 52.3% 2.8% 44.9%
Female 17.3% 14.8% 2.5% 82.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Indore

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shiwni 30.7 Indore 172.4
Kampel 30.3 Indore 172.4
Pedmi 20.2 Rau 14.7
Piwday 14.8 Bangarda Chhota 11.2
Tillor Khurd 13.9 Bhicholi Hapsi 6.1
Pipalda 12.5 Lasudiya Mori 6.1
Rangwasa 10.5 Ahirkhedi 5.9
Khandel 10.2 Sinhasa 5.3
Kalod Kartal 9.5 Palda 4.7
Morod 9.5 Bank 4.7