Kalameshwar Tahsil, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Nagpur district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Nagpur district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 97 villages in the sub district, among them Dhapewada bk. is the most populous village with population of 6098 and Panjra is the least populous village with population of 3. Telkamthi is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Shahapur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Kalameshwar and Mohpa Municipal Councils and Bamhni Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 63 thousand (51%) are male and about 59 thousand (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalameshwar tahsil is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 29 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 70% (about 85 thousand) live in Kalameshwar Sub District rural part and 30% (about 37 thousand) population live in the Kalameshwar Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalameshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 122,363 95,139 17,621 9,603 12,812
Male 62,878 48,951 9,003 4,924 6,683
Female 59,485 46,188 8,618 4,679 6,129

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kalameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Dhapewada bk. 6098 Kalameshwar 19578
Gondkhairi 6035 Bamhni 10341
Telkamthi 3370 Mohpa 6987
Ubali 2722
Ghorad 2592
Kohali 2192
Tishti bk. 1985
Susundri 1881
Pipla (kinkheda) 1814
Dhapewada Kh. 1730

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% 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 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 947 in Buddhists are 952 and in Muslims are 900.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalameshwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 122,363 105,107 3,300 210 445 13,124 58 15 104
Male 62,878 53,984 1,737 116 218 6,722 33 8 60
Female 59,485 51,123 1,563 94 227 6,402 25 7 44

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.3% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 5.7%. General caste population has increased by 10.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -18.1% and child population has decreased by -13.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalameshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7% 10.8% 5.1% -18.1% -13.5%
Male 5.7% 9.5% 3.9% -19.5% -12.5%
Female 8.3% 12.1% 6.3% -16.5% -14.6%

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 957 and in schedule tribe is 950. There are 917 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 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalameshwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 23 21 34 -23
2011 946 944 957 950 917
2001 923 921 936 916 940

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kalameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Khursapar 1271 Mohpa 985
Jirola 1200 Kalameshwar 949
Parsodi 1188 Bamhni 913
Karli 1167
Mohagaon 1129
Waroda 1046
Parsodi wakil 1039
Sawangi 1035
Sahuli 1031
Sawali kh. 1024

Literacy

Total about 94 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 51 thousand are male and about 43 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalameshwar is 85%. 90% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalameshwar

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 3.0% 8.3%
2011 85.5% 90.5% 80.2%
2001 80% 87.5% 71.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kalameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sindi 100 Kalameshwar 92
Panjra 100 Bamhni 90
Sonegaon 91 Mohpa 88
Kalambi 90
Sahuli 89
Linga 89
Ubagi 88
Sawangi 88
Sawali bk. 88
Gowari 88

Workers profile

Kalameshwar has 47% (about 57 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 34% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalameshwar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.5% 40.5% 6% 53.5%
Male 58.5% 54.2% 4.3% 41.5%
Female 33.9% 26% 7.9% 66.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kalameshwar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Telkamthi 15.5 Kalameshwar 14.7
Gondkhairi 13.9 Bamhni 6.9
Tishti bk. 13.8 Mohpa 1.5
Budhla 12
Lohagad 11.7
Ramgiri 11.2
Linga 10.8
Parsodi wakil 10.1
Ubali 8.9
Karli 8.9