Itarsi Municipality, with population of about 99 thousand is Itarsi sub district's only municipality located in Itarsi sub district of Hoshangabad district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Itarsi municipality is 14 km2. Population density of the city is 7020 persons per km2. There are 35 wards in the city, among them Itarsi Ward No 22 is the most populous ward with population of 6832 and Pathrauta (og) Ward No 35 (rural Mdds Code:487350) is the least populous ward with population of 1.

Nearest railway station is Itarsi which is within the city. Itarsi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Hoshangabad which is 17 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 92 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1057.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 99 thousand people, among them about 51 thousand (52%) are male and about 48 thousand (48%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Itarsi municipality is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Itarsi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 99,329 78,471 16,745 4,113 10,525
Male 51,359 40,653 8,648 2,058 5,411
Female 47,970 37,818 8,097 2,055 5,114

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 92 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 8.6% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 6.6%. General caste population has increased by 5.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.2% and child population has decreased by -10.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Itarsi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.6% 5.4% 16.7% 16.2% -10.8%
Male 6.6% 4.6% 16.3% 10.7% -11.6%
Female 8.6% 6.3% 17.1% 22.2% -10%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 999. There are 945 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 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Itarsi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 15 6 94 16
2011 934 930 936 999 945
2001 917 915 930 905 929

Literacy

Total about 79 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 43 thousand are male and about 36 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Itarsi is 89%. 93% of male and 84% 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 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Itarsi

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 0.7% 5.5%
2011 88.7% 92.9% 84.2%
2001 85.7% 92.2% 78.7%

Workers profile

Itarsi has 32% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 12% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Itarsi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.2% 28.3% 3.9% 67.8%
Male 50.9% 45.6% 5.3% 49.1%
Female 12.1% 9.7% 2.5% 87.9%