Narkhed Tahsil, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Nagpur district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Nagpur district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 128 villages in the sub district, among them Sawargaon is the most populous village with population of 8037 and Telegaon is the least populous village with population of 1. Rohana is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Panwadi is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Narkhed and Mowad Municipal Councils.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 76 thousand (51%) are male and about 72 thousand (49%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narkhed tahsil is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 34 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 80% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Narkhed Sub District rural part and 20% (about 30 thousand) population live in the Narkhed Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narkhed

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 147,907 109,073 22,312 16,522 14,782
Male 75,993 56,113 11,552 8,328 7,646
Female 71,914 52,960 10,760 8,194 7,136

Most populated Villages and Cities in Narkhed

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Sawargaon 8037 Narkhed 21127
Belona 5970 Mowad 8777
Khairgaon 5058
Jalalkheda 3423
Sawanga (Lohari) 3235
Bhidhnur 3224
Kharsoli 2380
Mendhala 2216
Thadipavni 2204
Mohgaon (Bhadade) 2184

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 11% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 946 in Buddhists are 936 and in Muslims are 979.

Religion wise population 2011 - Narkhed

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 147,907 125,051 5,372 100 238 16,491 164 365 126
Male 75,993 64,245 2,715 50 120 8,520 79 190 74
Female 71,914 60,806 2,657 50 118 7,971 85 175 52

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 3.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 3.7% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 2.4%. General caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -14.6% and child population has decreased by -18.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Narkhed

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.1% 6.6% 2.1% -14.6% -18.7%
Male 2.4% 6.3% 1.4% -16.9% -18.6%
Female 3.7% 6.9% 2.8% -12.1% -18.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 946 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 944, in schedule caste is 931 and in schedule tribe is 984. 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 decreased by 3 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Narkhed

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 5 13 53 -3
2011 946 944 931 984 933
2001 935 939 918 931 936

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Narkhed

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Junewani 1135 Mowad 975
Utara 1126 Narkhed 955
Indarwada 1111
Toyapar 1104
Mahajanpur 1104
Khargad 1091
Agra 1083
Jatlapur 1082
Parsodi 1080
Banor 1076

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 61 thousand are male and about 51 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narkhed is 84%. 89% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Narkhed

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 4.5% 8.5%
2011 83.8% 88.8% 78.5%
2001 77.4% 84.3% 70%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Narkhed

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Telegaon 100 Mowad 88
Narayanpur 100 Narkhed 88
Toyapar 97
Khushalpur 92
Junona (Fuke) 91
Narkhed (kamthi Tola) 91
Dindargaon 90
Pithori 90
Banor 90
Bharsingi 90

Workers profile

Narkhed has 51% (about 75 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 41% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narkhed

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50.9% 43.5% 7.4% 49.1%
Male 60.1% 54.2% 5.9% 39.9%
Female 41.2% 32.2% 9% 58.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Narkhed

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Rohana 15.8 Mowad 6.7
Sawargaon 15.3 Narkhed 4
Narkhed (kamthi Tola) 14.7
Khaprikene 12.7
Kharsoli 10.2
Tinkheda 10.2
Malapur 9.9
Bhidhnur 9.9
Sawanga (Lohari) 9.9
Mhasora 9.7