Burhanpur District, with population of about 7.6 lakh is Madhya Pradesh's the 7th least populous district, located in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Burhanpur district is 3427 km2 and it is the 5th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 221 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Burhanpur is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.3 lakh and Khaknar is the least populous sub district with population of about 1.3 lakh.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Burhanpur Municipal Corporation; and Nepanagar Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 7.6 lakh people, among them about 3.9 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.7 lakh (49%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 30% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Burhanpur district is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% 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 66% (about 5 lakh) live in Burhanpur District rural part and 34% (about 2.6 lakh) population live in the Burhanpur District urban part. Rural population density of Burhanpur district is 149 and urban population density is 3206 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Burhanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 757,847 463,498 64,254 230,095 122,869
Male 388,504 239,047 33,037 116,420 63,874
Female 369,343 224,451 31,217 113,675 58,995

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Burhanpur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Burhanpur 433584 Emagird 17233 Burhanpur 210886
Nepanagar 190994 Ichhapur 10434 Nepanagar 29682
Khaknar 133269 Bahadarpur 9645 Shahpur 19719
Dhulkot 8809
Jainabad 7828
Fopnar Kalan 6756
Dwatiya 6470
Doiphodiya 6285
Loni 6272
Viroda 6137

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 943 in Muslims are 973 and in Buddhists are 941.

Religion wise population 2011 - Burhanpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 757,847 552,526 180,840 1,199 1,074 19,883 1,884 99 342
Male 388,504 284,301 91,655 563 563 10,246 953 52 171
Female 369,343 268,225 89,185 636 511 9,637 931 47 171

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -55.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -55.4% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of -56.1%. General caste population has decreased by -54.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -66.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -54.8% and child population has decreased by -60.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Burhanpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -55.8% -54.3% -66.1% -54.8% -60.3%
Male -56.1% -54.6% -66.4% -55.2% -59.9%
Female -55.4% -54% -65.8% -54.3% -60.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 976. There are 924 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 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Burhanpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 13 17 17 -17
2011 951 939 945 976 924
2001 936 926 928 959 941

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Khaknar 977 Hasinabad 1425 Nepanagar 957
Nepanagar 957 Shekhapur Mal 1306 Burhanpur 949
Burhanpur 940 Chandni 1201 Shahpur 938
Nananagari 1147
Bada Buzurg 1145
Raisena 1118
Gol Kheda 1115
Dahonda 1089
Ratnapur 1073
Karoli 1065

Literacy

Total about 4.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.3 lakh are male and about 1.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Burhanpur is 64%. 72% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Burhanpur

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% -1.9% 7.7%
2011 64.4% 71.8% 56.6%
2001 61.8% 73.7% 48.9%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Burhanpur 73 Sultanpura 89 Burhanpur 81
Khaknar 58 Khapar Kheda 89 Nepanagar 78
Nepanagar 47 Borsar 84 Shahpur 70
Navra 82
Bambhada 81
Pipalgaon Mafi 80
Bhota 79
Dapora 78
Bahadarpur 78
Dhamangaon 77

Workers profile

Burhanpur has 43% (about 3.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 32% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Burhanpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.3% 36.3% 7.1% 56.7%
Male 54.5% 48.7% 5.9% 45.5%
Female 31.5% 23.2% 8.3% 68.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Burhanpur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Viroda 45.5 Shahpur 38.8
Dwatiya 42.9 Nepanagar 29.7
Mangrul 40.7 Burhanpur 12.7
Ichhapur 36.5
Nimbola 30.6
Sonud 21.6
Jambupani 20.3
Kalmati 18.5
Chapora 18.3
Dhulkot 17.6