Sheopur District, with population of about 6.9 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 3rd least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sheopur district is 6606 km2 and it is the 19th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 104 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Sheopur is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.5 lakh and Beerpur is the least populous sub district with population of about 87 thousand.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Sheopur Municipality and Out Growth; and Sheopur Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 6.9 lakh people, among them about 3.6 lakh (53%) are male and about 3.3 lakh (47%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 23% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sheopur district is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.5 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 5.8 lakh) live in Sheopur District rural part and 16% (about 1.1 lakh) population live in the Sheopur District urban part. Rural population density of Sheopur district is 88 and urban population density is 2652 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sheopur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 687,861 418,022 108,391 161,448 116,639
Male 361,784 221,309 57,838 82,637 61,490
Female 326,077 196,713 50,553 78,811 55,149

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Sheopur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Sheopur 245981 Karahal 12790 Sheopur 71951
Vijaypur 144537 Iklaud 7507 Sheopur 68820
Karahal 108261 Bagdiya 6875 Badoda 18437
Badoda 101614 Soi Kalan 6404 Vijaypur 16964
Beerpur 87468 Birpur 6165
Pandola 5637
Raghunathpur 5621
Sahsram 5544
Shyampur 5310
Agara 4536

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 900 in Muslims are 922.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sheopur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 687,861 638,702 41,396 230 6,387 201 379 40 526
Male 361,784 336,105 21,533 119 3,377 120 202 28 300
Female 326,077 302,597 19,863 111 3,010 81 177 12 226

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 22.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 23.4% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 22.5%. General caste population has increased by 19.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34% and child population has increased by 3.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sheopur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.9% 19.9% 19.9% 34% 3.9%
Male 22.5% 19.7% 19.5% 33.4% 5.7%
Female 23.4% 20.2% 20.3% 34.7% 2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 889, in schedule caste is 874 and in schedule tribe is 954. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sheopur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 4 5 9 -32
2011 901 889 874 954 897
2001 895 885 869 945 929

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Sheopur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Karahal 925 Mukandpura 1389 Sheopur 915
Badoda 923 Lonjher 1250 Sheopur 913
Sheopur 919 Dubdee 1179 Badoda 907
Beerpur 884 Bichpuri 1162 Vijaypur 853
Vijaypur 851 Rawatpura 1127
Palampur 1120
Dokarka 1100
Dhamani 1098
Kanar Kheda 1090
Doondi Kheda 1086

Literacy

Total about 3.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.1 lakh are male and about 1.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sheopur is 57%. 69% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sheopur

Total Male Female
Change 11.0% 7.5% 15.1%
2011 57.4% 69.3% 44.2%
2001 46.4% 61.8% 29.1%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Sheopur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sheopur 61 Rajpura Jhunjhunipura 100 Vijaypur 76
Vijaypur 58 Luhadi Kheda 100 Sheopur 73
Beerpur 58 Padsalya 100 Sheopur 73
Badoda 56 Pali 100 Badoda 69
Karahal 48 Kishanpura 100
Mukandpura 92
Harkui 82
Sethpur 81
Bamorihala 79
Lonjher 77

Workers profile

Sheopur has 40% (about 2.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 29% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sheopur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.3% 28.5% 11.8% 59.7%
Male 50.8% 42.3% 8.5% 49.2%
Female 28.7% 13.2% 15.5% 71.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Sheopur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bhela 128.1 Badoda 32
Ochha 99.8 Sheopur 6.3
Patalgarh 84 Sheopur 6.3
Jharer 80.1 Vijaypur 2.2
Karahal 69.6
Kalmee Kakarda 67.1
Bagdiya 65.4
Sironi 64.6
Reechee 60.3
Gothra 59.6