Panagar Tahsil, with population of about 2.6 lakh is Jabalpur district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Jabalpur district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 196 villages in the sub district, among them Ghana is the most populous village with population of 3878 and Pipariya is the least populous village with population of 8. Mangela is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 12 km2 and Khiriya is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 10 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Panagar Municipality; Suhagi, Karmeta, Bilpura, Maharajpur and Amkhera Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous) and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.6 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (48%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Panagar tahsil is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 59 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 53% (about 1.4 lakh) live in Panagar Sub District rural part and 47% (about 1.2 lakh) population live in the Panagar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Panagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 264,780 178,901 39,507 46,372 32,649
Male 137,704 93,570 20,496 23,638 16,936
Female 127,076 85,331 19,011 22,734 15,713

Most populated Villages and Cities in Panagar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Ghana 3878 Panagar 27932
Kandra Kheda 3010 Suhagi 14787
Kathoda 2802 Karmeta 14452
Pipariya 2794 Bilpura 14349
Sunderpur 2751 Jabalpur 12385
Imlai 2739 Maharajpur 10728
Chhattarpur 2623 Amkhera 8957
Mohaniya 2578 Vehicle Factory Area Jabalpur 8087
Imaliya 2574 Madai 6743
Sonapur 2471 Pipariya 5084

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 1% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 922 in Muslims are 945 and in Christians are 970.

Religion wise population 2011 - Panagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 264,780 256,746 3,643 1,775 450 273 1,370 27 496
Male 137,704 133,571 1,873 901 246 131 737 14 231
Female 127,076 123,175 1,770 874 204 142 633 13 265

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -81.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -81.1% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of -81.7%. General caste population has decreased by -84%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -78.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -64.5% and child population has decreased by -82.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Panagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -81.4% -84% -78.2% -64.5% -82.3%
Male -81.7% -84.2% -78.4% -65.2% -82.4%
Female -81.1% -83.7% -78.1% -63.8% -82.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 923 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 912, in schedule caste is 928 and in schedule tribe is 962. There are 928 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Panagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 24 12 37 11
2011 923 912 928 962 928
2001 895 888 916 925 917

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Panagar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sarupa 1429 Bilpura 959
Paraspani 1364 Madai 953
Kutgar 1364 Pipariya 942
Khamhariya 1333 Maharajpur 936
Gangajali 1278 Amkhera 934
Monegaon 1239 Panagar 930
Pondi 1190 Vehicle Factory Area Jabalpur 925
Machala 1157 Suhagi 895
Nimduwa 1153 Karmeta 893
Chilhiya 1122 Jabalpur 869

Literacy

Total about 1.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 82 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Panagar is 81%. 88% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Panagar

Total Male Female
Change 0.0% 0.1% 0.0%
2011 81.4% 88.3% 73.8%
2001 81.4% 88.2% 73.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Panagar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Raksha 100 Vehicle Factory Area Jabalpur 93
Dundi Pipariya 98 Suhagi 90
Chanti 98 Karmeta 89
Hathna 97 Amkhera 87
Nandani 96 Maharajpur 86
Lakhan Wara 96 Bilpura 86
Harduwa 93 Madai 84
Ghana 90 Panagar 84
Simariya 90 Pipariya 81
Mohlajhir 89 Jabalpur 80

Workers profile

Panagar has 39% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 22% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Panagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.9% 28.6% 10.2% 61.1%
Male 54.7% 42.9% 11.8% 45.3%
Female 21.7% 13.1% 8.6% 78.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Panagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mangela 12.3 Jabalpur 152.5
Chhattarpur 7.1 Panagar 12
Gadheri 6.2 Vehicle Factory Area Jabalpur 4.4
Umariya Choube 6.1 Karmeta 4.1
Kathoda 5.8 Pipariya 4.1
Bhidari Kalan 5.4 Maharajpur 4.1
Bhorha 5.2 Amkhera 2.9
Imlai 5.1 Bilpura 2.6
Singod 4.9 Suhagi 2.6
Hathi Dol 4.7 Madai 1.8