Morena Tahsil, with population of about 6.3 lakh is Morena district's the most populous sub district, located in Morena district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 176 villages in the sub district, among them Jauri is the most populous village with population of about 13 thousand and Bamaur Khurd is the least populous village with population of 57. Jakhona is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 32 km2 and Kankatpura is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Morena Municipality; Bamor Nagar Panchayat; and Jaura Khurd Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 6.3 lakh people, among them about 3.4 lakh (55%) are male and about 2.8 lakh (45%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Morena tahsil is 15%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 58% (about 3.6 lakh) live in Morena Sub District rural part and 42% (about 2.7 lakh) population live in the Morena Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Morena

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 625,004 483,921 139,535 1,548 94,615
Male 342,732 266,084 75,813 835 52,377
Female 282,272 217,837 63,722 713 42,238

Most populated Villages and Cities in Morena

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Jauri 13434 Morena 200482
Morenagaon 9556 Bamor 32838
Nawali Badagaon 9368 Jaura Khurd 32087
Badokhar 8416
Jakhona 7413
Kheda Mewda 7110
Baretha 6360
Jongali (Jemati) 6329
Dhanela 6209
Rithaura Kalan 5673

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 820 in Muslims are 885.

Religion wise population 2011 - Morena

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 625,004 586,061 32,786 460 411 826 2,918 38 1,504
Male 342,732 322,022 17,390 233 209 461 1,584 24 809
Female 282,272 264,039 15,396 227 202 365 1,334 14 695

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 30.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 31.8% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 28.9%. General caste population has increased by 30%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -8.8% and child population has increased by 8.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Morena

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.2% 30% 31.3% -8.8% 8.1%
Male 28.9% 28.9% 29.4% -13.3% 8.3%
Female 31.8% 31.4% 33.6% -2.9% 7.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 824 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 819, in schedule caste is 841 and in schedule tribe is 854. There are 806 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 18 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 - Morena

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 16 27 92 -4
2011 824 819 841 854 806
2001 806 803 814 762 810

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Morena

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Khurd 996 Bamor 854
Kharika 932 Morena 850
Sikarpur 928 Jaura Khurd 830
Nivi 909
Kaji Basai 899
Bamaur Kalan 899
Bhatari 899
Gobra 885
Bijaulipura 884
Pinawali 881

Literacy

Total about 3.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.4 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Morena is 72%. 83% of male and 57% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Morena

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 2.4% 8.1%
2011 71.6% 83.2% 57.5%
2001 66.8% 80.8% 49.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Morena

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chak Kishanpur 97 Morena 79
Narsinghpur 87 Jaura Khurd 73
Khera 84 Bamor 72
Seva 84
Bhatpura Nodi 83
Bamaur Khurd 83
Karari 82
Surjanpur 81
Sikarpur 80
Jatwar Ka Pura 80

Workers profile

Morena has 31% (about 1.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 10% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 5% 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 30.6% 24.6% 6% 69.4%
Male 47.3% 40% 7.3% 52.7%
Female 10.3% 5.8% 4.5% 89.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Morena

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Jakhona 32.5 Morena 12
Pahadi 29.7 Jaura Khurd 10.4
Khirawali 26.8 Bamor 3.4
Dhanela 26
Nawali Badagaon 20.8
Gospur 19
Kainthari 18.8
Rithaura Kalan 17.6
Padhawali 16.7
Baretha 15.2