Achalpur Tahsil, with population of about 2.8 lakh is Amravati district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Amravati district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 140 villages in the sub district, among them Pathrot is the most populous village with population of about 16 thousand and Viththalapur is the least populous village with population of 1. Pathrot is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 18 km2 and Chamak Kh is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Achalpur Municipal Council.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.8 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Achalpur tahsil is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 60 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 60% (about 1.7 lakh) live in Achalpur Sub District rural part and 40% (about 1.1 lakh) population live in the Achalpur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Achalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 279,479 205,077 46,986 27,416 30,009
Male 143,866 105,673 24,244 13,949 15,521
Female 135,613 99,404 22,742 13,467 14,488

Most populated Villages and Cities in Achalpur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Pathrot 15693 Achalpur 112311
Kandali 14985
Sindi Bk. 5484
Dhamangaon 5099
Asatpur 4849
Kakda 4280
Parasapur 4050
Kawitha Bk. 3999
Kheldeomali 3613
Dhotarkheda 3557

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 21% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 10% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 943 in Muslims are 940 and in Buddhists are 945

Religion wise population 2011 - Achalpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 279,479 188,088 59,783 1,001 105 28,974 966 20 542
Male 143,866 96,802 30,823 483 63 14,896 500 4 295
Female 135,613 91,286 28,960 518 42 14,078 466 16 247

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.3% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 10.1%. General caste population has increased by 9.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.7% and child population has decreased by -10.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Achalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.7% 9.9% 15.7% 8.7% -10.9%
Male 10.1% 9.3% 15.4% 7.5% -11.6%
Female 11.3% 10.5% 16% 9.8% -10.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 938 and in schedule tribe is 965. There are 933 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Achalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 11 5 20 14
2011 943 941 938 965 933
2001 932 930 933 945 919

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Achalpur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Datura 2667 Achalpur 933
Beni 1571
Virkheda 1300
Dewari 1226
Sahapur N Wadgaon 1197
Gaurkheda 1188
Rajura 1154
Raipur 1125
Tonglabad 1108
Kothara 1104

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Achalpur is 89%. 93% of male and 85% 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 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Achalpur

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 3.5% 8.3%
2011 89% 92.7% 85.1%
2001 83.2% 89.2% 76.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Achalpur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Viththalapur 100 Achalpur 91
Panch Amba Kh. 100
Shekapur 99
Ekalaspur 97
Kheldeomali 97
Isegaon 95
Kakda 95
Ramapur N. Belaj 94
Isapur 94
Rawalgaon 94

Workers profile

Achalpur has 41% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 25% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Achalpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.1% 36.3% 4.8% 58.9%
Male 56.7% 51.6% 5.1% 43.3%
Female 24.5% 20% 4.5% 75.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Achalpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Pathrot 17.5 Achalpur 16.5
Wadgaon Fattepur 16.8
Dhamangaon 16.4
Rasegaon 14.5
Sindi Bk. 12.6
Gondwagholi 12
Ekalaspur 11.5
Kheltapmali 11.3
Asatpur 11
Kawitha Bk. 9.3