Paraswada Tahsil, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Balaghat district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Balaghat district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 163 villages in the sub district, among them Paraswada is the most populous village with population of 3785 and Laxman Peth. is the least populous village with population of 10. Lilameta is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Kulpa Ryt. is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 53 thousand (49%) are male and about 55 thousand (51%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 52% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Paraswada tahsil is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 94% (about 1 lakh) live in Paraswada Sub District rural part and 6% (6768) population live in the Paraswada Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Paraswada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 108,026 47,372 4,163 56,491 14,780
Male 53,067 23,641 2,054 27,372 7,466
Female 54,959 23,731 2,109 29,119 7,314

Most populated Villages and Cities in Paraswada

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Paraswada 3785 Ukwa 6768
Gudma 1982
Linga 1894
Kurenda 1832
Dongariya 1794
Chandna 1770
Bhikewada 1676
Sarekha 1611
Kanai 1582
Chini 1552

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district all other religious communities contribute 20% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1031

Religion wise population 2011 - Paraswada

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 108,026 85,907 1,059 817 14 2,007 54 18,006 162
Male 53,067 42,303 559 366 7 954 23 8,773 82
Female 54,959 43,604 500 451 7 1,053 31 9,233 80

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -68% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -67.8% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of -68.1%. General caste population has decreased by -67.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -65.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -68.8% and child population has decreased by -74.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Paraswada

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -68% -67.1% -65.8% -68.8% -74.6%
Male -68.1% -67.1% -66.2% -69% -74.7%
Female -67.8% -67.1% -65.4% -68.6% -74.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1036 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1027 and in schedule tribe is 1064. There are 980 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 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 - Paraswada

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 1 24 14 3
2011 1036 1004 1027 1064 980
2001 1028 1003 1003 1050 977

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Paraswada

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Laxman Peth. 1500 Ukwa 1029
Khursitola 1354
Dhipur Ryt. 1336
Baiganagri 1318
Khamariya 1286
Irali Ryt. 1229
Talla Todi 1225
Sukaldand 1214
Bodalbahra 1209
Salhe 1208

Literacy

Total about 70 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 38 thousand are male and about 32 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Paraswada is 75%. 83% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Paraswada

Total Male Female
Change 15.5% 11.5% 19.4%
2011 74.6% 83.5% 66.2%
2001 59.1% 72% 46.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Paraswada

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bhadukota 91 Ukwa 84
Sawar Jhodi 91
Dhanwar Ryt. 89
Jaitpuri Theke 88
Linga 88
Ahamadpur 87
Chanai Ryt. 87
Paraswada 87
Bhorwahi 87
Majgaon Ryt. 85

Workers profile

Paraswada has 52% (about 56 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 47% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Paraswada

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.8% 24.9% 26.8% 48.2%
Male 56.6% 32.1% 24.5% 43.4%
Female 47.1% 18.1% 29% 52.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Paraswada

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Lilameta 11.2 Ukwa 4.4
Dongariya 10.7
Sitadongri 10
Pindkapar 9.4
Samnapur 9.4
Chini 9.3
Arandiya 7.6
Uddana 7.5
Kanai 7.5
Bhidi 7.4