Tirodi Tahsil, with population of about 79 thousand is Balaghat district's the least populous sub district, located in Balaghat district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 65 villages in the sub district, among them Mahkepar is the most populous village with population of 5012 and Pandhari is the least populous village with population of 31. Chakaheti is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 32 km2 and Patharapet is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Tirodi Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 79 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (50%) are male and about 40 thousand (50%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 18% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tirodi tahsil is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 71 thousand) live in Tirodi Sub District rural part and 11% (8451) population live in the Tirodi Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tirodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 79,401 55,222 9,557 14,622 9,359
Male 39,386 27,608 4,684 7,094 4,765
Female 40,015 27,614 4,873 7,528 4,594

Most populated Villages and Cities in Tirodi

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Mahkepar 5012 Tirodi 8451
Bonkatta 3403
Hardoli 3126
Anjan Bihari 2849
Goreghat 2803
Chakaheti 2734
Paraswadaghat 2583
Pauniya 2496
Bamhani 2330
Sawri 2312

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 6% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1014 in Buddhists are 1064 and in Muslims are 997.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tirodi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 79,401 71,884 2,061 94 28 4,687 76 497 74
Male 39,386 35,696 1,032 42 17 2,271 36 249 43
Female 40,015 36,188 1,029 52 11 2,416 40 248 31

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -52.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -52.4% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of -52.1%. General caste population has decreased by -55.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -47.6%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -36.4% and child population has decreased by -62.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tirodi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -52.3% -55.9% -47.6% -36.4% -62.4%
Male -52.1% -55.6% -47.3% -36.8% -62.5%
Female -52.4% -56.2% -47.9% -36.1% -62.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1016 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 1040 and in schedule tribe is 1061. There are 964 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 decreased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tirodi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -14 -12 11 7
2011 1016 1000 1040 1061 964
2001 1023 1014 1052 1050 957

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Tirodi

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chichgaon 1533 Tirodi 1034
Kapoor Bihari 1458
Nawegaon(Hamesha) 1365
Deori Khurd 1357
Gusaitola 1214
Sangrampur Hamesha 1169
Sonegaon 1158
Khairlanji 1157
Sitapathar 1119
Hirapur 1104

Literacy

Total about 53 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 29 thousand are male and about 23 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tirodi is 75%. 85% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tirodi

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 3.7% 9.0%
2011 75.3% 84.7% 66.2%
2001 68.9% 81% 57.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Tirodi

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Kohka 86 Tirodi 79
Hatoda 85
Birsula 85
Jhanjhagi 84
Nawegaon 83
Sundar 82
Bothwa 82
Boldongari 82
Paraswadaghat 82
Kanhadgaon 81

Workers profile

Tirodi has 52% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 46% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 26% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tirodi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.5% 29.3% 23.2% 47.5%
Male 58.7% 38.2% 20.5% 41.3%
Female 46.3% 20.6% 25.8% 53.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Tirodi

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Chakaheti 32 Tirodi 8.8
Ambejhari 15.6
Koilari 12.2
Mahkepar 12.2
Sitapathar 11.6
Sukali 10.3
Kosamba 9
Paraswadaghat 8.9
Dulhapur 8.9
Bamhani 7.8