Khairlanji Tahsil, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Balaghat district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Balaghat district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 81 villages in the sub district, among them Khairlanji is the most populous village with population of 5309 and Jaitpur Khapa is the least populous village with population of 130. Sawari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 15 km2 and Chichtola is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 73 thousand (49%) are male and about 75 thousand (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khairlanji tahsil is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 36 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Khairlanji tahsil live in the Khairlanji Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khairlanji

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 147,208 122,385 13,887 10,936 17,893
Male 72,616 60,642 6,705 5,269 9,021
Female 74,592 61,743 7,182 5,667 8,872

Most populated Villages in Khairlanji

Villages
Name Population
Khairlanji 5309
Khairi 4492
Ghoti 4456
Bhendara Basti 3924
Sawari 3671
Khursipar 3624
Arambha 3533
Bhandarbodi 3520
Amai 3048
Bhaurgarh 2925

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1022 in Buddhists are 1093.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khairlanji

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 147,208 135,265 723 152 15 9,988 51 797 217
Male 72,616 66,903 350 72 8 4,771 25 389 98
Female 74,592 68,362 373 80 7 5,217 26 408 119

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -66.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -66.8% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of -66.8%. General caste population has decreased by -65.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -66.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -77.2% and child population has decreased by -72.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khairlanji

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -66.8% -65.4% -66.7% -77.2% -72.8%
Male -66.8% -65.4% -67.1% -77.5% -73.2%
Female -66.8% -65.5% -66.3% -77% -72.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1027 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1018, in schedule caste is 1071 and in schedule tribe is 1076. There are 983 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khairlanji

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -4 25 25 23
2011 1027 1018 1071 1076 983
2001 1027 1022 1046 1051 960

Villages with highest sex ratio in Khairlanji

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Katangi 1168
Pandharwani 1142
Jamkhari 1139
Kachekhani 1126
Tateksa 1103
Gudrughat 1087
Fulchur 1085
Bhandarbodi 1083
Futara 1079
Tekadighat 1076

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 56 thousand are male and about 46 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khairlanji is 79%. 88% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khairlanji

Total Male Female
Change 7.8% 5.0% 10.4%
2011 79% 87.9% 70.4%
2001 71.2% 82.9% 60%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Khairlanji

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Manglegaon 89
Bhaurgarh 88
Mohagaon Baiju 87
Saleteka 86
Jaitpur Khapa 86
Bhajiyadand 85
Tateksa 85
Kanhadgaon 84
Shivpur Urf Lilama 84
Nonsa 84

Workers profile

Khairlanji has 57% (about 84 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 54% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khairlanji

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 57.2% 33.2% 24% 42.8%
Male 60% 39.6% 20.4% 40%
Female 54.4% 26.9% 27.5% 45.6%

Biggest Villages in Khairlanji

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Sawari 15.2
Bhandarbodi 14.1
Amai 12.3
Khairi 11.4
Ghoti 10.6
Bhendara Basti 10.6
Khairlanji 9.5
Katori 9.3
Yerwaghat 8.8
Khursipar 8.8