Sagar Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Sagar sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Sagar sub district of Sagar district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sagar municipal corporation and out growth is 34 km2. Population density of the city is 8014 persons per km2. There are 49 wards in the city, among them Sagar Ward No 22 is the most populous ward with population of about 12 thousand and Gaur Nagar (og) Ward No 49 (rural Mdds Code:460967) is the least populous ward with population of 1260.

Nearest railway station is Sagar which is within the city. Sagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Sagar. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 185 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 46°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sagar municipal corporation and out growth is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 53 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 274,556 217,072 54,432 3,052 32,610
Male 143,425 113,109 28,740 1,576 16,914
Female 131,131 103,963 25,692 1,476 15,696

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 7% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 906 in Muslims are 946 and in Jains are 954.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 274,556 223,859 27,889 1,731 408 113 19,974 24 558
Male 143,425 117,451 14,334 857 215 61 10,222 14 271
Female 131,131 106,408 13,555 874 193 52 9,752 10 287

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 19.5% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 17.2%. General caste population has increased by 16.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.6% and child population has decreased by -1.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.3% 16.8% 24.2% 26.6% -1.7%
Male 17.2% 15.8% 22.8% 18.6% -1.8%
Female 19.5% 17.8% 25.8% 36.5% -1.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 914 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 894 and in schedule tribe is 937. There are 928 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 15 21 124 1
2011 914 919 894 937 928
2001 897 904 873 813 927

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 98 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sagar is 89%. 94% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.8% 1.5% 6.4%
2011 89.5% 93.7% 84.8%
2001 85.7% 92.2% 78.4%

Workers profile

Sagar has 38% (about 1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 21% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.5% 34.2% 3.3% 62.5%
Male 52.8% 49.1% 3.7% 47.2%
Female 20.8% 17.9% 2.9% 79.2%