Kirnapur Census Town, with population of 6137 is Kirnapur sub district's only census town located in Kirnapur sub district of Balaghat district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kirnapur census town is 6 km2. Population density of the census town is 990 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kirnapur Ward No 01 and the population of Kirnapur Ward No 01 is 6137.

Nearest railway station is Gondia which is 30 km far from here. Kiranapur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Balaghat which is 33 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the census town and is 523 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1412.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17.3°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6137 people, among them 3043 (50%) are male and 3094 (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kirnapur census town is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1478 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kirnapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,137 4,591 1,118 428 612
Male 3,043 2,278 553 212 323
Female 3,094 2,313 565 216 289

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 15% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1005 in Buddhists are 1029 and in Muslims are 1180.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kirnapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,137 4,848 351 8 1 907 5 15 2
Male 3,043 2,418 161 4 1 447 4 7 1
Female 3,094 2,430 190 4 0 460 1 8 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 10.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5567. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.5% which is 6.4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.1%. General caste population has increased by 10.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.6% and child population has decreased by -23% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kirnapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.2% 10.5% 11.4% 4.6% -23%
Male 7.1% 7.3% 9.1% 1% -18.8%
Female 13.5% 13.9% 13.7% 8.5% -27.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1017 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1015, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 1019. There are 895 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 102 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kirnapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 59 42 71 -102
2011 1017 1015 1022 1019 895
2001 960 956 980 948 997

Literacy

Total 4796 people in the census town are literate, among them 2510 are male and 2286 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kirnapur is 87%. 92% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kirnapur

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 1.7% 7.3%
2011 86.8% 92.3% 81.5%
2001 82.6% 90.6% 74.2%

Workers profile

Kirnapur has 39% (2408) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 25% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kirnapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.2% 27.3% 11.9% 60.8%
Male 53.7% 42.3% 11.5% 46.3%
Female 25% 12.7% 12.3% 75%