Waraseoni Tahsil, with population of about 1.8 lakh is Balaghat district's the 4th most populous sub district, located in Balaghat district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 76 villages in the sub district, among them Rampayli is the most populous village with population of 5491 and Jabartola is the least populous village with population of 464. Budbuda is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Jabartola is the smallest with 2 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Waraseoni Municipality and Out Growth; and Waraseoni Municipality.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.8 lakh people, among them about 87 thousand (50%) are male and about 89 thousand (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Waraseoni tahsil is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 41 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 1.5 lakh) live in Waraseoni Sub District rural part and 16% (about 27 thousand) population live in the Waraseoni Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Waraseoni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 176,291 136,710 19,517 20,064 20,546
Male 87,307 67,892 9,597 9,818 10,464
Female 88,984 68,818 9,920 10,246 10,082

Most populated Villages and Cities in Waraseoni

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Rampayli 5491 Waraseoni 27494
Budbuda 4867 Waraseoni 25103
Kaydi 4509
Mehandiwada 4136
Garra 4097
Ladsada 3857
Mendki 3506
Mangejhari 3490
Koste 3394
Murjhad 3136

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 7% 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 1020 in Buddhists are 1033 and in Muslims are 994.

Religion wise population 2011 - Waraseoni

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 176,291 158,099 4,448 228 61 11,937 915 383 220
Male 87,307 78,281 2,231 111 37 5,873 473 192 109
Female 88,984 79,818 2,217 117 24 6,064 442 191 111

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -60.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -60.4% which is -0.3% lower than male population growth rate of -60.1%. General caste population has decreased by -61.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -53.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -58.2% and child population has decreased by -68.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Waraseoni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -60.3% -61.4% -53.2% -58.2% -68.8%
Male -60.1% -61.2% -52.9% -58.1% -68.9%
Female -60.4% -61.5% -53.5% -58.4% -68.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 1034 and in schedule tribe is 1044. There are 963 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Waraseoni

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -8 -12 -7 3
2011 1019 1014 1034 1044 963
2001 1027 1022 1046 1051 960

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Waraseoni

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Ladsada 1116 Waraseoni 1013
Basi 1111 Waraseoni 1012
Nagjhar 1099
Sonjhara 1097
Khadakpur 1090
Ramrama 1078
Neemgaon Urf Padampur 1076
Thanegaon 1076
Tuiyapar 1074
Dorli(Malgujari) 1072

Literacy

Total about 1.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 67 thousand are male and about 57 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Waraseoni is 80%. 88% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Waraseoni

Total Male Female
Change 8.8% 4.9% 12.3%
2011 80% 87.8% 72.3%
2001 71.2% 82.9% 60%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Waraseoni

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Murjhad 86 Waraseoni 88
Narodi 85 Waraseoni 88
Barbaspur Urf Udhardini 84
Rengatola 84
Puni 84
Rengajhari 84
Basi 84
Maharajpur 84
Koste 83
Katangtola 83

Workers profile

Waraseoni has 52% (about 92 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 46% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 23% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Waraseoni

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.3% 33.8% 18.5% 47.7%
Male 58.8% 44.8% 14% 41.2%
Female 46% 23.1% 22.9% 54%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Waraseoni

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Budbuda 16.4 Waraseoni 19.3
Mangejhari 14.6 Waraseoni 19.3
Khapa 13.2
Kaydi 11.6
Dini 11.6
Garra 10
Jhadgaon 9.9
Deogaon 9.8
Jhaliwada 9.5
Maheduli 9.4