Amravati Tahsil, with population of about 7.9 lakh is Amravati district's the most populous sub district, located in Amravati district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 109 villages in the sub district, among them Walgaon is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Ukali is the least populous village with population of 1. Shirala is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 44 km2 and Rustampur is the smallest with 1 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 7.9 lakh people, among them about 4 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.9 lakh (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amravati tahsil is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.7 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 82% (about 6.5 lakh) live in Amravati Sub District urban part and 18% (about 1.4 lakh) population live in the Amravati Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amravati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 788,327 618,574 144,976 24,777 80,487
Male 403,226 316,700 73,698 12,828 41,873
Female 385,101 301,874 71,278 11,949 38,614

Most populated Villages and Cities in Amravati

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Walgaon 14874 Amravati 647057
Nandgaon peth 13366
Shirala 9035
Anjangaon bari 7257
Mahuli jahangir 6850
Pusada 4592
Yawali 4488
Kathora Bk. 3468
Naya akola 2784
Revsa 2361

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 63% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 22% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 14% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 955 in Muslims are 951 and in Buddhists are 963.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amravati

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 788,327 494,218 171,481 2,701 1,049 111,567 5,831 339 1,141
Male 403,226 252,781 87,890 1,321 576 56,838 2,973 172 675
Female 385,101 241,437 83,591 1,380 473 54,729 2,858 167 466

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 17.7% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of 14.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 0.1% and child population has decreased by -4.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.2% 15.2% 24.3% 0.1% -4.6%
Male 14.9% 13.9% 22.4% -0.8% -3.6%
Female 17.7% 16.6% 26.3% 1% -5.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 931. There are 922 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 22 30 16 -21
2011 955 953 967 931 922
2001 932 931 937 915 943

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Amravati

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Jamthi 1667 Amravati 961
Malegaon 1522
Aliyabad 1250
Dastapur 1092
Warwad 1072
Khanapur 1070
Narsingpur 1067
Aurangpur 1057
Rohan kheda 1035
Wadgaon jire 1027

Literacy

Total about 6.5 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3.4 lakh are male and about 3.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amravati is 91%. 94% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amravati

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 1.1% 5.1%
2011 91.2% 93.7% 88.6%
2001 88.2% 92.6% 83.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Amravati

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Changapur 97 Amravati 92
Kathora Bk. 95
Chinchkhed 95
Chanduri 94
Hatala 93
Angoda 93
Kat amala 93
Parsoda 92
Mahuli jahangir 92
Warwad 92

Workers profile

Amravati has 35% (about 2.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 15% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amravati

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.6% 31.2% 3.3% 65.4%
Male 53.1% 49% 4.1% 46.9%
Female 15.2% 12.6% 2.6% 84.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Amravati

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Shirala 44.3 Amravati 121.7
Nandgaon peth 37.1
Anjangaon bari 29.6
Pusada 25.4
Walgaon 23.3
Kekatpur 18.8
Pohara 18.2
Yawali 16.6
Naya akola 12.9
Shevati 12.6