Madhya Pradesh State Rural Part, with population of about 5 crore is India's the 5th most rural populous state. Total geographical area of Madhya Pradesh state rural part is about 3 lakh km2 and it is the 2nd biggest rural state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 175 persons per km2. There are 50 districts in the state, among them Rewa Rural is the most populous district with rural population of about 19.7 lakh and Harda Rural is the least populous district with rural population of about 4.5 lakh. Chhindwara Rural is the biggest district in the state with an rural area of about 12 thousand km2 and Bhopal Rural is the smallest with 2422 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the state, those are - Amlai Census Town.

Demographics

The state is home to about 5 crore people, among them about 3 crore (52%) are male and about 3 crore (48%) are female. 57% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 27% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Madhya Pradesh state rural part is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 crore households in the state and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Madhya Pradesh state rural part is 175 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 52,557,404 30,012,528 8,268,002 14,276,874 8,325,731
Male 27,149,388 15,650,129 4,311,490 7,187,769 4,329,993
Female 25,408,016 14,362,399 3,956,512 7,089,105 3,995,738

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 934 in Muslims are 942

Religion wise population 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 52,557,404 49,827,046 1,683,683 89,125 55,152 132,419 109,699 592,365 67,915
Male 27,149,388 25,757,448 866,891 44,309 29,484 67,210 57,431 292,942 33,673
Female 25,408,016 24,069,598 816,792 44,816 25,668 65,209 52,268 299,423 34,242

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 19% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 17.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 24.7% and child population has decreased by -1.4% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.4% 15.3% 19.6% 24.7% -1.4%
Male 17.9% 14.9% 18.8% 24.3% -0.5%
Female 19% 15.8% 20.4% 25.2% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 936 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 918 and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 923 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the state. Overall sex ratio in the state has increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 7 13 7 -16
2011 936 918 918 986 923
2001 927 911 905 979 939

Literacy

Total about 3 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 2 crore are male and about 1 crore are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of MADHYA PRADESH is 64%. 75% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Madhya Pradesh

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 3.0% 9.6%
2011 63.9% 74.7% 52.4%
2001 57.8% 71.7% 42.8%

Workers profile

MADHYA PRADESH has 47% (about 2 crore) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 39% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Madhya Pradesh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47% 31.8% 15.2% 53%
Male 54.3% 42.3% 12% 45.7%
Female 39.3% 20.6% 18.6% 60.7%