Niwas Tahsil, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Mandla district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Mandla district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 174 villages in the sub district, among them Maneri(Medhi) is the most populous village with population of 2227 and Mohgaon (Amgaon) is the least populous village with population of 2. Payali Bahur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 9 km2 and Sajpani F.V. is the smallest with 1 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Niwas Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 62 thousand (50%) are male and about 63 thousand (50%) are female. 24% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 72% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Niwas tahsil is 15%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 30 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 1.2 lakh) live in Niwas Sub District rural part and 7% (8248) population live in the Niwas Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Niwas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 124,591 29,318 5,992 89,281 18,198
Male 61,702 14,815 3,018 43,869 9,187
Female 62,889 14,503 2,974 45,412 9,011

Most populated Villages and Cities in Niwas

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Maneri(Medhi) 2227 Niwas 8248
Deori Kalan (Babaliya) 1794
Bhanpur(Bisaura) 1689
Chakdahi Ryt. 1578
Pipariya (Singhpur) 1495
Chhapra Ryt.(Mukas) 1490
Thanamgaon Ryt. 1465
Kapa Mal.(Narmadanadi) 1430
Payali Bahur 1402
Mendhi (Medhi) 1393

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district all other religious communities contribute 13% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1017

Religion wise population 2011 - Niwas

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 124,591 108,906 897 261 14 5 216 14,018 274
Male 61,702 53,981 443 129 7 2 109 6,918 113
Female 62,889 54,925 454 132 7 3 107 7,100 161

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -36.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -35.7% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of -37.2%. General caste population has decreased by -38.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -12.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -37% and child population has decreased by -43.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Niwas

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -36.5% -38.2% -12.8% -37% -43.9%
Male -37.2% -39.6% -15.6% -37.4% -44.1%
Female -35.7% -36.7% -9.9% -36.6% -43.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 979, in schedule caste is 985 and in schedule tribe is 1035. There are 981 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Niwas

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 45 62 14 7
2011 1019 979 985 1035 981
2001 996 934 923 1021 974

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Niwas

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dobha F.V. 1408 Niwas 971
Bhainswahi (Khinha) 1286
Bataiganj 1243
Gadra 1242
Gadhbisora (Khamhariya) 1209
Dargarh 1179
Sukhari Sangarmpur 1176
Lahsar 1168
Salhepani (Dobhi) 1162
Harisingori Ryt. 1157

Literacy

Total about 66 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 39 thousand are male and about 27 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Niwas is 62%. 74% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Niwas

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 3.1% 8.2%
2011 61.9% 74% 50.2%
2001 56.4% 70.9% 42%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Niwas

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bijhauli 85 Niwas 78
Amgawan (Amgaon) 84
Tenduwar Ryt. 84
Malhari Ryt. 83
Mahara Seoni 83
Ghurner 82
Hathitara Mal. 82
Tenduwar Mal. 80
Malhari Mal. 80
Bishanpura 79

Workers profile

Niwas has 56% (about 70 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 54% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 24% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Niwas

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 55.9% 29.8% 26.1% 44.1%
Male 57.9% 34.3% 23.6% 42.1%
Female 53.9% 25.3% 28.6% 46.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Niwas