Morena District, with population of about 19.7 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 11th most populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Morena district is 4989 km2 and it is the 17th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 394 persons per km2. There are 6 sub districts in the district, among them Morena is the most populous sub district with population of about 6.3 lakh and Kailaras is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.9 lakh.

There are 4 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Morena, Ambah, Sabalgarh and Porsa Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 19.7 lakh people, among them about 10.7 lakh (54%) are male and about 9 lakh (46%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Morena district is 16%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 3.6 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 76% (about 15 lakh) live in Morena District rural part and 24% (about 4.7 lakh) population live in the Morena District urban part. Rural population density of Morena district is 304 and urban population density is 6843 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Morena

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,965,970 1,527,421 421,519 17,030 305,156
Male 1,068,417 830,922 228,548 8,947 166,858
Female 897,553 696,499 192,971 8,083 138,298

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Morena

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Morena 625004 Rajaudha 16524 Morena 200482
Joura 440264 Jauri 13434 Ambah 47177
Ambah 258689 Galetha 11167 Joura 42153
Porsa 231154 Khadiyahar 10729 Sabalgarh 40333
Sabalgarh 219194 Kamtari 10481 Porsa 39669
Kailaras 191665 Thara 9943 Bamor 32838
Rampur Kalan 9901 Jaura Khurd 32087
Khandoli 9601 Kailaras 25920
Morenagaon 9556 Jhundpura 9803
Nawali Badagaon 9368

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 838 in Muslims are 891.

Religion wise population 2011 - Morena

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,965,970 1,875,495 76,159 1,092 557 3,234 6,681 92 2,660
Male 1,068,417 1,020,435 40,264 571 292 1,761 3,574 59 1,461
Female 897,553 855,060 35,895 521 265 1,473 3,107 33 1,199

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 23.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 24.9% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.2%. General caste population has increased by 22.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 31.3% and child population has increased by 2.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Morena

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.4% 22.8% 25.6% 31.3% 2.2%
Male 22.2% 21.7% 23.7% 30.6% 2.7%
Female 24.9% 24% 27.8% 32% 1.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 840 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 838, in schedule caste is 844 and in schedule tribe is 903. There are 829 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Morena

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 15 27 9 -8
2011 840 838 844 903 829
2001 822 823 817 894 837

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Porsa 862 Kachhinda 1052 Porsa 893
Sabalgarh 856 Gopalpura 1040 Ambah 880
Ambah 856 Birkhapura 1029 Sabalgarh 870
Kailaras 849 Niwajit 1015 Kailaras 860
Joura 831 Ratki 1000 Joura 858
Morena 824 Khurd 996 Bamor 854
Singhrade 991 Morena 850
Kukroli 991 Jhundpura 837
Bala Kator Khalsa 985 Jaura Khurd 830
Baskhoh 980

Literacy

Total about 11.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7.5 lakh are male and about 4.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Morena is 71%. 83% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Morena

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 3.0% 10.7%
2011 71% 82.9% 56.9%
2001 64.7% 79.9% 46.2%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Porsa 78 Saray 100 Porsa 81
Ambah 75 Rithaura Marjadgarh 98 Morena 79
Morena 72 Chak Kishanpur 97 Ambah 79
Sabalgarh 68 Didokhar 96 Kailaras 79
Kailaras 68 Kunwator 95 Sabalgarh 79
Joura 67 Virampur Kheron 94 Joura 73
Kishorgarh 93 Jaura Khurd 73
Roopa Kator 90 Bamor 72
Ranchhorpura 90 Jhundpura 69
Kukroli 89

Workers profile

Morena has 34% (about 6.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 17% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Morena

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.4% 26.5% 7.9% 65.6%
Male 49.2% 42% 7.2% 50.8%
Female 16.8% 8.1% 8.7% 83.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Morena

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kaimara Kalan 65.4 Jhundpura 12.6
Bandhrai 39.6 Porsa 12.2
Panihari 37.1 Morena 12
Mainabasai 36.9 Jaura Khurd 10.4
Loha Basai 35.8 Sabalgarh 8.6
Khandoli 35.6 Joura 4
Rajaudha 33.8 Ambah 3.9
Ratan Basai 33.2 Bamor 3.4
Golhari 32.9 Kailaras 1.7
Jakhona 32.5