Omkareshwar Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 10 thousand is Punasa sub district's the least populous nagar panchayat located in Punasa sub district of Khandwa (East Nimar) district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Omkareshwar nagar panchayat is 13 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 793 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Omkareshwar Ward No 15 is the most populous ward with population of 1324 and Omkareshwar Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 327.

Nearest railway station is Omkareshwar Road which is 12 km far from here. Punasa is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 38 km. District head quarter of the city is Khandwa which is 77 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 280 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 668.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 19.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5322 (53%) are male and 4741 (47%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 31% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Omkareshwar nagar panchayat is 16%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2205 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Omkareshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,063 5,961 955 3,147 1,577
Male 5,322 3,237 494 1,591 808
Female 4,741 2,724 461 1,556 769

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 892.

Religion wise population 2011 - Omkareshwar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,063 10,022 11 14 10 0 2 0 4
Male 5,322 5,297 7 9 5 0 1 0 3
Female 4,741 4,725 4 5 5 0 1 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 52.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6616. Female population growth rate of the city is 55.3% which is 6% higher than male population growth rate of 49.3%. General caste population has increased by 45%; Schedule caste population has increased by 104.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.6% and child population has increased by 49.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Omkareshwar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52.1% 45% 104.1% 54.6% 49.8%
Male 49.3% 42.2% 99.2% 53% 50.2%
Female 55.3% 48.4% 109.5% 56.2% 49.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 891 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 842, in schedule caste is 933 and in schedule tribe is 978. There are 952 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 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Omkareshwar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 35 46 20 -5
2011 891 842 933 978 952
2001 856 807 887 958 957

Literacy

Total 5980 people in the city are literate, among them 3606 are male and 2374 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Omkareshwar is 70%. 80% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Omkareshwar

Total Male Female
Change 9.7% 6.7% 13.7%
2011 70.5% 79.9% 59.8%
2001 60.8% 73.2% 46.1%

Workers profile

Omkareshwar has 33% (3364) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 17% female population are working population. 43% 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 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Omkareshwar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.4% 27.6% 5.8% 66.6%
Male 48.3% 43% 5.3% 51.7%
Female 16.7% 10.4% 6.3% 83.3%