Indore Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 19.9 lakh is Indore district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Indore district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Indore municipal corporation and out growth is 172 km2. Population density of the city is 11569 persons per km2. There are 76 wards in the city, among them Indore Ward No 42 is the most populous ward with population of about 66 thousand and Tigaria Rao (og) Ward No 74 (rural Mdds Code:476379) is the least populous ward with population of 389.

Nearest railway station is Indore which is within the city. Indore is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Indore. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 190 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 685 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 32.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.8°C.

The city is divided into 3 parts, the parts are - Indore (Part 1) and Indore (Part 2) Municipal Corporation and Out Growths and Indore Municipal Corporation.


The city is home to about 19.9 lakh people, among them about 10.4 lakh (52%) are male and about 9.6 lakh (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Indore municipal corporation and out growth is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 4.1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Indore

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,994,397 1,994,397 310,080 54,217 237,842
Male 1,035,912 847,270 160,035 28,607 125,485
Female 958,485 782,830 150,045 25,610 112,357

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 919 in Muslims are 941 and in Jains are 969

Religion wise population 2011 - Indore

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,994,397 1,599,153 280,937 12,881 21,669 10,215 64,736 586 4,220
Male 1,035,912 833,191 144,751 6,310 11,196 5,193 32,885 300 2,086
Female 958,485 765,962 136,186 6,571 10,473 5,022 31,851 286 2,134

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 925 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 938 and in schedule tribe is 895. There are 895 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 15 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 8.2 lakh are male and about 6.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Indore is 86%. 90% of male and 81% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Indore has 36% (about 7.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 16% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Indore

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.4% 34% 2.4% 63.6%
Male 55.1% 52.5% 2.6% 44.9%
Female 16.1% 13.9% 2.2% 83.9%