Katangi Tahsil, with population of about 1 lakh is Balaghat district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Balaghat district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 60 villages in the sub district, among them Jarah Mohgaon is the most populous village with population of 3728 and Kachhar F.V. is the least populous village with population of 147. Jarah Mohgaon is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Lohagri Ryt. is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Katangi Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1 lakh people, among them about 51 thousand (49%) are male and about 52 thousand (51%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Katangi tahsil is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 24 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 86 thousand) live in Katangi Sub District rural part and 16% (about 16 thousand) population live in the Katangi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Katangi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 102,594 81,542 9,863 11,189 12,081
Male 50,594 40,396 4,794 5,404 6,065
Female 52,000 41,146 5,069 5,785 6,016

Most populated Villages and Cities in Katangi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Jarah Mohgaon 3728 Katangi 16146
Jam 2922
Selwa 2689
Sirpur 2510
Bisapur 2389
Manegaon 2322
Takadi 2303
Umri 2217
Khamariya 2204
Patharwada 2137

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 5% of the total population and Muslims 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 1027 in Buddhists are 1055 and in Muslims are 1045

Religion wise population 2011 - Katangi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 102,594 93,806 1,869 71 150 5,157 426 1,056 59
Male 50,594 46,288 914 36 74 2,510 230 516 26
Female 52,000 47,518 955 35 76 2,647 196 540 33

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -38.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -38.2% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of -38.5%. General caste population has decreased by -34.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -45.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -51.3% and child population has decreased by -51.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Katangi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -38.3% -34.8% -45.9% -51.3% -51.4%
Male -38.5% -35% -46.1% -51.8% -52.3%
Female -38.2% -34.7% -45.8% -50.9% -50.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1028 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1057 and in schedule tribe is 1071. There are 992 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Katangi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 5 5 21 35
2011 1028 1019 1057 1071 992
2001 1023 1014 1052 1050 957

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Katangi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Samatpuri 1167 Katangi 986
Borikheda Ryt. 1153
Borikheda Mal. 1140
Barud 1119
Lohamara 1109
Bisapur 1105
Tekadi 1100
Kachhar F.V. 1100
Banera 1096
Kamthi 1093

Literacy

Total about 71 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 38 thousand are male and about 33 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Katangi is 79%. 86% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Katangi

Total Male Female
Change 10.0% 5.4% 14.3%
2011 78.9% 86.4% 71.5%
2001 68.9% 81% 57.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Katangi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sawngi 87 Katangi 86
Atri 86
Kalgaon 85
Arjuni 82
Bahakal 82
Sitakhoh 82
Singodi 82
Bopli 82
Jam 82
Ghunadi 82

Workers profile

Katangi has 53% (about 55 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 47% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Katangi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53.4% 32.6% 20.8% 46.6%
Male 59.6% 43.1% 16.5% 40.4%
Female 47.4% 22.4% 25% 52.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Katangi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jarah Mohgaon 10.1 Katangi 11.5
Sirpur 8.7
Jam 8.4
Maheduli 7.5
Nahlesara 7.2
Deori 7
Kodmi 6.9
Bisapur 6.6
Selwa 6.6
Basi 6.5