Kuhi Tahsil, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Nagpur district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Nagpur district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 151 villages in the sub district, among them Kuhi is the most populous village with population of about 10 thousand and Shivani is the least populous village with population of 9. Mandhal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 16 km2 and Ambhorakala is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 63 thousand (51%) are male and about 61 thousand (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kuhi tahsil is 11%, 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.

100% population of Kuhi tahsil live in the Kuhi Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kuhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 123,977 95,202 24,408 4,367 13,812
Male 63,104 48,496 12,366 2,242 7,178
Female 60,873 46,706 12,042 2,125 6,634

Most populated Villages in Kuhi

Villages
Name Population
Kuhi 10436
Mandhal 9555
Weltur 5060
Pachkhedi (gandli) 2932
Tarna 2803
Rajola 2610
Silli 2154
Chapegadi 2069
Jiwanapur 1692
Gothangaon 1649

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 17% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Buddhists are 975 and in Muslims are 1055.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kuhi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 123,977 100,001 1,502 174 35 21,336 72 16 841
Male 63,104 50,931 731 93 20 10,801 37 9 482
Female 60,873 49,070 771 81 15 10,535 35 7 359

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -1.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -2.2% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of -1.5%. General caste population has increased by 1.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -15.6% and child population has decreased by -20.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kuhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.9% 1.4% -10.5% -15.6% -20.4%
Male -1.5% 1.8% -10.3% -15.2% -19%
Female -2.2% 1% -10.7% -16% -21.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 974 and in schedule tribe is 948. There are 924 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kuhi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -8 -3 -9 -35
2011 965 963 974 948 924
2001 972 971 977 957 959

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kuhi

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Paoni 1500
Bidbothli 1294
Buti tola alias kosari 1163
Chikhali 1156
Kanheri dongarmoh 1150
Ranbodi 1077
Mendhekala 1071
Rajoli 1058
Salwa 1051
Chitapur 1041

Literacy

Total about 86 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 39 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kuhi is 78%. 85% of male and 71% 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 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kuhi

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 3.8% 8.9%
2011 78.3% 85.1% 71.2%
2001 71.9% 81.3% 62.3%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kuhi

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Sawli 94
Lohara 93
Bhojapur 92
Hetameti 92
Sawangi 90
Sonegaon 90
Paoni 88
Nawargaon 87
Mangli 85
Ajni 85

Workers profile

Kuhi has 57% (about 70 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 52% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kuhi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 56.8% 47.4% 9.4% 43.2%
Male 61.2% 53.4% 7.8% 38.8%
Female 52.2% 41.1% 11.2% 47.8%

Biggest Villages in Kuhi

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Mandhal 16.3
Rajola 12.5
Jiwanapur 12.1
Tarna 11.2
Titur 10.9
Welgaon 10.9
Weltur 10.2
Adam 9.8
Bhojapur 9.3
Pachkhedi (gandli) 9