Neemuch District, with population of about 8.3 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 9th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Neemuch district is 4256 km2 and it is the 10th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 194 persons per km2. There are 5 sub districts in the district, among them Manasa is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.7 lakh and Jiran is the least populous sub district with population of about 73 thousand.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 8.3 lakh people, among them about 4.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 4 lakh (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Neemuch district is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.8 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 70% (about 5.8 lakh) live in Neemuch District rural part and 30% (about 2.5 lakh) population live in the Neemuch District urban part. Rural population density of Neemuch district is 143 and urban population density is 1303 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Neemuch

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 826,067 643,464 111,162 71,441 107,384
Male 422,653 329,515 56,400 36,738 55,724
Female 403,414 313,949 54,762 34,703 51,660

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Neemuch

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Manasa 267541 Sarwaniya Maharaj 6737 Neemuch 128561
Neemuch 239519 Nayagaon 6699 Neemuch 128095
Jawad 140890 Athana 6456 Manasa 26551
Singoli 105288 Kanjarda 6261 Rampura 18364
Jiran 72829 Cheeta Kheda 6104 Jawad 17129
Dhaneriyakalan 5960 Kukdeshwar 11956
Morwan 5815 Jiran 11518
Sawan 5743 Singoli 9523
Padada 5618 Ratangarh 7994
Bhatkhedi Buzurg 5541 Diken 7951

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 955 in Muslims are 952 and in Jains are 950.

Religion wise population 2011 - Neemuch

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 826,067 741,288 67,324 1,508 1,110 224 14,165 115 333
Male 422,653 379,183 34,486 764 628 113 7,264 59 156
Female 403,414 362,105 32,838 744 482 111 6,901 56 177

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 14.1% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 13.5%. General caste population has increased by 12.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.6% and child population has decreased by -7.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Neemuch

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 12.3% 22% 15.6% -7.8%
Male 13.5% 12.1% 21.5% 14.9% -7.6%
Female 14.1% 12.5% 22.6% 16.3% -8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 945. There are 927 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Neemuch

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 4 9 12 -4
2011 954 953 971 945 927
2001 950 949 962 933 931

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Jiran 977 Jetpura 2460 Jiran 980
Manasa 972 Bhatkhedi 2333 Kukdeshwar 976
Singoli 960 Kesharpura Khurd 1500 Manasa 959
Jawad 958 Pagara Buzurg 1444 Jawad 958
Neemuch 924 Achlawada 1342 Ratangarh 953
Chamleshwar 1322 Rampura 940
Pipalda Block 1294 Singoli 940
Ubafan 1286 Diken 924
Matasara 1286 Khor 903
Rughnathpura(Ratangarh) 1275 Neemuch 894

Literacy

Total about 5.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.1 lakh are male and about 2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Neemuch is 71%. 84% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Neemuch

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 1.4% 8.1%
2011 70.8% 83.9% 57.1%
2001 66.2% 82.5% 49%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Neemuch 78 Jarod [Ratangarh] 100 Neemuch 85
Jawad 71 Tinakyakhedi 92 Neemuch 85
Jiran 71 Tejpura 91 Jawad 83
Manasa 66 Akya 91 Singoli 82
Singoli 64 Mokhampura 87 Manasa 82
Khurdkhedi 86 Kukdeshwar 81
Hamerpura 86 Ratangarh 80
Damodarpura 85 Khor 79
Dowad 83 Rampura 78
Ranpura 83 Jiran 78

Workers profile

Neemuch has 51% (about 4.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 43% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Neemuch

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.7% 43.4% 7.3% 49.3%
Male 58.1% 52.9% 5.2% 41.9%
Female 42.9% 33.4% 9.5% 57.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Neemuch

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bakhtuni 60.7 Diken 77.5
Chaukadi 35.2 Jiran 27.3
Padada 35 Neemuch 22
Funsariya 27.8 Neemuch 22
Jat 26 Ratangarh 18.8
Sawan 24.9 Khor 12.5
Jannod 24 Jawad 12.2
Ghasundijagir 21.9 Singoli 9
Luhariya Jat 21.6 Manasa 3.6
Kanjarda 21 Rampura 2.6