Waraseoni Municipality, with population of about 25 thousand is Waraseoni sub district's only municipality located in Waraseoni sub district of Balaghat district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Waraseoni municipality is 19 km2. Population density of the city is 1301 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Waraseoni Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 2784 and Wara (og) Ward No 16 (rural Mdds Code:497399) is the least populous ward with population of 1066.

Nearest railway station is Waraseoni which is within the city. Waraseoni is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Balaghat which is 16 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 489 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1087 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (50%) are male and about 13 thousand (50%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Waraseoni municipality is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 5522 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Waraseoni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,103 20,005 3,185 1,913 2,600
Male 12,468 9,995 1,553 920 1,318
Female 12,635 10,010 1,632 993 1,282

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 9.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 11.3% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.3%. General caste population has increased by 6.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.4% and child population has decreased by -6.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Waraseoni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.3% 6.3% 25.8% 18.4% -6.3%
Male 7.3% 4.2% 26.1% 15.6% -8.4%
Female 11.3% 8.5% 25.6% 21.1% -4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1051 and in schedule tribe is 1079. There are 973 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Waraseoni

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 40 -3 49 45
2011 1013 1002 1051 1079 973
2001 977 962 1054 1030 928

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 9446 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Waraseoni is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Waraseoni

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% 0.4% 5.0%
2011 88.2% 93.2% 83.2%
2001 85.6% 92.8% 78.2%

Workers profile

Waraseoni has 36% (9075) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 19% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Waraseoni

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.2% 30.3% 5.8% 63.8%
Male 53.4% 47.4% 6% 46.6%
Female 19.1% 13.5% 5.6% 80.9%