Mandsaur District, with population of about 13.4 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 25th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mandsaur district is 5535 km2 and it is the 22nd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 242 persons per km2. There are 8 sub districts in the district, among them Mandsaur is the most populous sub district with population of about 3.4 lakh and Suwasara is the least populous sub district with population of about 88 thousand.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Mandsaur Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 13.4 lakh people, among them about 6.8 lakh (51%) are male and about 6.6 lakh (49%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mandsaur district is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.9 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 10.6 lakh) live in Mandsaur District rural part and 21% (about 2.8 lakh) population live in the Mandsaur District urban part. Rural population density of Mandsaur district is 195 and urban population density is 2961 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mandsaur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,340,411 1,058,295 249,024 33,092 177,659
Male 682,851 539,006 126,822 17,023 92,188
Female 657,560 519,289 122,202 16,069 85,471

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Mandsaur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Mandsaur 336388 Bhensoda 15365 Mandsaur 141667
Malhargarh 203923 Boliya 9115 Shamgarh 24637
Sitamau 189814 Dalouda Choupati 8854 Bhanpura 21013
Bhanpura 151297 Nahargarh 8457 Garoth 15122
Garoth 135181 Multanpura 7265 Piplya Mandi 15070
Shamgarh 125848 Ladoona 6917 Sitamau 14056
Daloda 109572 Kayampur 6481 Suwasara 13304
Suwasara 88388 Khilchipura 6427 Narayangarh 10191
Chandwasa 6018 Malhargarh 8332
Sandhara 5482 Gandhi Sagar Hydel Col 7178

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 963 in Muslims are 959 and in Jains are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mandsaur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,340,411 1,192,588 125,548 1,120 849 242 19,029 77 958
Male 682,851 607,384 64,099 556 450 125 9,703 37 497
Female 657,560 585,204 61,449 564 399 117 9,326 40 461

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 13.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 13.6% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -11.8% and child population has decreased by -9.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mandsaur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.2% 13.3% 17.3% -11.8% -9.7%
Male 12.8% 13% 16.6% -11.8% -8.8%
Female 13.6% 13.7% 18% -11.9% -10.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 964 and in schedule tribe is 944. 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mandsaur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 5 12 -1 -19
2011 963 963 964 944 927
2001 956 958 952 945 946

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Malhargarh 981 Sunthkheda 1296 Malhargarh 992
Daloda 977 Gyanpura 1239 Nagri 979
Garoth 964 Kachnari 1226 Narayangarh 972
Mandsaur 963 Rindwan 1196 Suwasara 970
Sitamau 959 Akya 1179 Bhanpura 967
Suwasara 956 Tumdawada 1178 Piplya Mandi 966
Shamgarh 954 Morkheda 1171 Garoth 956
Bhanpura 945 Nipanya 1152 Sitamau 954
Chikalya 1151 Mandsaur 954
Barukheda 1144 Shamgarh 936

Literacy

Total about 8.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5 lakh are male and about 3.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mandsaur is 72%. 85% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mandsaur

Total Male Female
Change 1.5% -0.1% 3.3%
2011 71.8% 85.1% 58%
2001 70.3% 85.2% 54.7%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mandsaur 77 Hinglajgarh 100 Mandsaur 86
Malhargarh 74 Dharakhedi 96 Malhargarh 84
Daloda 74 Afukhedi 93 Piplya Mandi 84
Sitamau 71 Digaonkhurd 90 Shamgarh 84
Bhanpura 68 Setkhedi 89 Sitamau 84
Garoth 67 Khatyakhedi 89 Bhanpura 81
Shamgarh 67 Bolkheda 88 Narayangarh 81
Suwasara 64 Mamatkheda 87 Gandhi Sagar Hydel Col 80
Barujana 87 Suwasara 80
Bajkhedi 86 Garoth 78

Workers profile

Mandsaur has 51% (about 6.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 43% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mandsaur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.7% 39.9% 10.8% 49.3%
Male 58.2% 51.6% 6.7% 41.8%
Female 42.9% 27.8% 15.1% 57.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mandsaur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Navali 30.8 Mandsaur 36.4
Barrama 29.1 Nagri 24.7
Antraliya 27.6 Bhanpura 8
Garoth Kasba 27 Suwasara 6.8
Bhensoda 26.6 Piplya Mandi 6.7
Basai 26 Sitamau 4.3
Khadawada 24.2 Shamgarh 3
Runija 22.9 Gandhi Sagar Hydel Col 2.3
Dhabla Madhosingh 22.6 Malhargarh 0.8
Sandhara 21.9 Garoth 0.5