Chhatarpur Municipality And Out Growth, with population of about 1.4 lakh is Chhatarpur sub district's only municipality and out growth located in Chhatarpur sub district of Chhatarpur district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chhatarpur municipality and out growth is 16 km2. Population density of the city is 9134 persons per km2. There are 43 wards in the city, among them Chhatarpur Ward No 34 is the most populous ward with population of 6791 and Moraha (og) Ward No 43 (rural Mdds Code:457938) is the least populous ward with population of 684.

Nearest railway station is Khajuraho which is 40 km far from here. Chhatarpur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Chatarpur. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 344 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1074.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 16°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.4 lakh people, among them about 75 thousand (53%) are male and about 67 thousand (47%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhatarpur municipality and out growth is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 27 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhatarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 142,128 123,692 17,530 906 18,084
Male 75,070 65,205 9,386 479 9,691
Female 67,058 58,487 8,144 427 8,393

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 882 in Muslims are 933 and in Jains are 936.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chhatarpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 142,128 113,503 24,950 762 692 107 1,981 16 117
Male 75,070 60,321 12,909 334 351 59 1,023 6 67
Female 67,058 53,182 12,041 428 341 48 958 10 50

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 42.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 100 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 44.5% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 41.2%. General caste population has increased by 41%; Schedule caste population has increased by 52.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 155.2% and child population has increased by 19.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chhatarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 42.7% 41% 52.1% 155.2% 19.3%
Male 41.2% 39.4% 51.5% 158.9% 20.6%
Female 44.5% 42.9% 52.8% 151.2% 17.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 868 and in schedule tribe is 891. There are 866 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chhatarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 22 8 -28 -20
2011 893 897 868 891 866
2001 873 875 860 919 886

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 58 thousand are male and about 46 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhatarpur is 83%. 88% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chhatarpur

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 0.8% 5.6%
2011 83.3% 88.1% 78%
2001 80.4% 87.3% 72.4%

Workers profile

Chhatarpur has 32% (about 45 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 12% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhatarpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 31.7% 28.9% 2.8% 68.3%
Male 48.8% 45.5% 3.3% 51.2%
Female 12.5% 10.3% 2.2% 87.5%