Chicholi Nagar Panchayat, with population of 9282 is Chicholi sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Chicholi sub district of Betul district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Chicholi nagar panchayat is 3 km2. Population density of the city is 3223 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Chicholi Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 827 and Chicholi Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 426.

Nearest railway station is Betul which is 34 km far from here. Chicholi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Betul which is 34 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 226 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 995.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 32.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 19.4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 9282 people, among them 4819 (52%) are male and 4463 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chicholi nagar panchayat is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1936 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chicholi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,282 8,149 494 639 1,101
Male 4,819 4,239 265 315 577
Female 4,463 3,910 229 324 524

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 927 in Muslims are 924 and in Jains are 922.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chicholi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,282 7,757 1,239 5 4 3 271 1 2
Male 4,819 4,025 644 3 3 1 141 0 2
Female 4,463 3,732 595 2 1 2 130 1 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 9.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8460. Female population growth rate of the city is 11.9% which is 4.2% higher than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 7.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 45.2% and child population has decreased by -2.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chicholi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.7% 7.7% 8.8% 45.2% -2.7%
Male 7.7% 5.8% 18.3% 29.1% -2.7%
Female 11.9% 9.8% -0.4% 65.3% -2.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 926 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 864 and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 908 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chicholi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 33 -163 226 -1
2011 926 922 864 1029 908
2001 891 889 1027 803 909

Literacy

Total 7377 people in the city are literate, among them 3974 are male and 3403 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chicholi is 90%. 94% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Chicholi

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% -0.3% 3.6%
2011 90.2% 93.7% 86.4%
2001 88.8% 94% 82.8%

Workers profile

Chicholi has 37% (3426) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chicholi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.9% 31% 5.9% 63.1%
Male 56.4% 51.5% 4.9% 43.6%
Female 15.8% 8.8% 7.1% 84.2%