Multai Municipality, with population of about 30 thousand is Multai sub district's only municipality located in Multai sub district of Betul district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Multai municipality is 11 km2. Population density of the city is 2831 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Multai Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 4234 and Multai Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 1012.

Nearest railway station is Multai which is within the city. Multai is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Betul which is 50 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 228 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 909.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 13°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 30 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (51%) are male and about 15 thousand (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Multai municipality is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 6674 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Multai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29,976 25,307 3,758 911 3,345
Male 15,356 12,943 1,909 504 1,751
Female 14,620 12,364 1,849 407 1,594

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 12% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 950 in Muslims are 958 and in Jains are 1049

Religion wise population 2011 - Multai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 29,976 25,261 3,732 37 69 257 586 21 13
Male 15,356 12,954 1,906 22 31 137 286 11 9
Female 14,620 12,307 1,826 15 38 120 300 10 4

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 39.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 21 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 41.7% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 38.3%. General caste population has increased by 38.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 47.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.9% and child population has increased by 18.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Multai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 39.9% 38.4% 47.5% 53.9% 18.7%
Male 38.3% 37.1% 43% 54.1% 21.8%
Female 41.7% 39.8% 52.4% 53.6% 15.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 952 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 969 and in schedule tribe is 808. There are 910 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 49 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Multai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 19 60 -2 -49
2011 952 955 969 808 910
2001 929 936 909 810 959

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Multai is 88%. 92% of male and 84% 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 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Multai

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 1.4% 6.0%
2011 88.1% 91.6% 84.4%
2001 84.5% 90.2% 78.4%

Workers profile

Multai has 35% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Multai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.4% 32.7% 2.7% 64.6%
Male 53.7% 51.1% 2.5% 46.3%
Female 16.3% 13.4% 2.9% 83.7%