Ramtek Tahsil, with population of about 1.6 lakh is Nagpur district's the 8th least populous sub district, located in Nagpur district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 145 villages in the sub district, among them Nagardhan is the most populous village with population of 8235 and Navegaon (R) is the least populous village with population of 6. Patgowari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 21 km2 and Khindsi (R) is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Ramtek Municipal Council; and Kandri Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.6 lakh people, among them about 81 thousand (51%) are male and about 78 thousand (49%) are female. 56% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 33% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramtek tahsil is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 35 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 83% (about 1.3 lakh) live in Ramtek Sub District rural part and 17% (about 27 thousand) population live in the Ramtek Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramtek

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 158,643 88,260 18,568 51,815 17,781
Male 80,638 45,107 9,441 26,090 9,162
Female 78,005 43,153 9,127 25,725 8,619

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ramtek

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Nagardhan 8235 Ramtek 22310
Mansar 7139 Kandri 5099
Deolapar 4216
Parsoda 3885
Sitalwadi 2972
Kachurwahi 2678
Khairi 2354
Patgowari 2252
Chichala 2201
Borda 2163

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 8% of the total population all other religious communities contribute 7% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 968 in Buddhists are 969

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramtek

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 158,643 135,634 3,849 375 90 12,148 319 6,037 191
Male 80,638 68,921 1,990 164 49 6,171 162 3,058 123
Female 78,005 66,713 1,859 211 41 5,977 157 2,979 68

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 4.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 4.6% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 4.6%. General caste population has increased by 6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3.9% and child population has decreased by -19.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ramtek

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.6% 6% 0.2% 3.9% -19.3%
Male 4.6% 6.1% -0.3% 4.1% -16.9%
Female 4.6% 6% 0.7% 3.8% -21.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 941 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 decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 56 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramtek

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 0 10 -3 -56
2011 967 957 967 986 941
2001 968 957 957 989 997

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ramtek

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dudhala (R) 1667 Kandri 1027
Khindsi (R) 1313 Ramtek 971
Kirnapur 1143
Kamthi 1121
Sindewani 1111
Zinzariya 1102
Goreghat 1090
Umri 1085
Devhada (r) 1081
Fulzari 1075

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 62 thousand are male and about 51 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramtek is 80%. 86% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramtek

Total Male Female
Change 7.9% 3.9% 12.1%
2011 80.2% 86.3% 73.9%
2001 72.3% 82.4% 61.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ramtek

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Navegaon (R) 100 Ramtek 90
Khindsi (R) 97 Kandri 80
Mukanapur 96
Parsoda 95
Sitalwadi 94
Totaladoh 90
Kawalapur 88
Chhatrapur 88
Maharajpur 86
Dongri 86

Workers profile

Ramtek has 48% (about 76 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 38% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramtek

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.1% 36.8% 11.3% 51.9%
Male 57.6% 47.1% 10.5% 42.4%
Female 38.2% 26.1% 12.1% 61.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ramtek

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Patgowari 21.5 Kandri 7.2
Hetitola (N.V.) 21.4 Ramtek 3.5
Nagardhan 14.1
Karwahi 11.5
Shivani (Bhodaki) 10.9
Murda 10.8
Bhandar Bodi 10.8
Borda 9
Guguldoh 8.7
Warghat 8.4