Chandia Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 16 thousand is Chandia sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Chandia sub district of Umaria district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chandia nagar panchayat is 88 km2. Population density of the city is 181 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Chandia Ward No 10 is the most populous ward with population of 2131 and Chandia Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 692.

Nearest railway station is Chandiya Road+r[270]c which is 1 km far from here. Chandia is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Umaria which is 20 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 450 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1239.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 31.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 16.1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8075 (51%) are male and 7816 (49%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 25% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chandia nagar panchayat is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3255 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chandia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,891 9,705 2,155 4,031 2,369
Male 8,075 4,991 1,067 2,017 1,185
Female 7,816 4,714 1,088 2,014 1,184

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 970 in Muslims are 947.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chandia

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 15,891 14,264 1,585 23 2 4 0 3 10
Male 8,075 7,239 814 12 1 1 0 3 5
Female 7,816 7,025 771 11 1 3 0 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 22.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 23.8% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 21.7%. General caste population has increased by 10.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.3% and child population has increased by 7.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chandia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.7% 10.6% 20.6% 69.3% 7.3%
Male 21.7% 9.8% 18.4% 69.9% 6.3%
Female 23.8% 11.4% 22.8% 68.7% 8.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 945, in schedule caste is 1020 and in schedule tribe is 999. There are 999 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 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chandia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 14 37 -7 20
2011 968 945 1020 999 999
2001 951 931 983 1006 979

Literacy

Total 9129 people in the city are literate, among them 5330 are male and 3799 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chandia is 68%. 77% of male and 57% 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 - Chandia

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% -0.7% 6.6%
2011 67.5% 77.4% 57.3%
2001 64.8% 78.1% 50.7%

Workers profile

Chandia has 35% (5604) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 20% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chandia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.3% 15.1% 20.2% 64.7%
Male 49.6% 24.4% 25.2% 50.4%
Female 20.5% 5.5% 15% 79.5%