Ghughari Tahsil, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Mandla district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Mandla district of the state Madhya Pradesh in India. There are 183 villages in the sub district, among them Ghughari is the most populous village with population of 3760 and Barwari is the least populous village with population of 134. Kathaidih is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 18 km2 and Basaniya is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 85 thousand (49%) are male and about 88 thousand (51%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 70% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghughari tahsil is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 42 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Ghughari tahsil live in the Ghughari Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghughari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 172,823 47,432 4,803 120,588 26,945
Male 84,634 23,713 2,460 58,461 13,516
Female 88,189 23,719 2,343 62,127 13,429

Most populated Villages in Ghughari

Villages
Name Population
Ghughari 3760
Mohgaon 3093
Mungwani Ryt. 2393
Chabi 2251
Surehali(Surhali) 1969
Deogaon 1930
Salwah 1873
Chhatarpur 1871
Patan 1866
Sahjar 1811

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district all other religious communities contribute 32% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1031

Religion wise population 2011 - Ghughari

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 172,823 117,072 1,700 1,909 16 15 4 50,584 1,523
Male 84,634 57,634 809 882 8 6 3 24,657 635
Female 88,189 59,438 891 1,027 8 9 1 25,927 888

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -49.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -48.6% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of -50.9%. General caste population has decreased by -70%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -65.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -29.9% and child population has decreased by -49.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghughari

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -49.8% -70% -65.4% -29.9% -49.6%
Male -50.9% -70.7% -65.7% -30.8% -50%
Female -48.6% -69.4% -65.1% -29% -49.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1042 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 1063. There are 994 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghughari

Total General SC ST Child
Change 47 42 16 27 17
2011 1042 1000 952 1063 994
2001 995 958 936 1036 977

Villages with highest sex ratio in Ghughari

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Chhata Mal. 1383
Churiya 1342
Silghiti 1328
Kumharra 1259
Gorakhpur 1215
Pipardarra 1204
Khajari 1191
Dundi 1179
Salheghori 1176
Manga 1174

Literacy

Total about 85 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 50 thousand are male and about 35 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghughari is 58%. 70% of male and 47% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has decreased by -4%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghughari

Total Male Female
Change -3.7% -5.6% -1.2%
2011 58% 69.6% 46.9%
2001 61.7% 75.2% 48.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Ghughari

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Ghughari 83
Mohgaon 83
Khairi Ryt. 78
Deogaon 78
Bagli 76
Munu 76
Padariya Ryt. 74
Kasauta 72
Andiyadar Jar 72
Chabi 72

Workers profile

Ghughari has 57% (about 99 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 56% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 31% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghughari

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 57.4% 29.1% 28.3% 42.6%
Male 58.6% 32.8% 25.8% 41.4%
Female 56.2% 25.5% 30.7% 43.8%

Biggest Villages in Ghughari

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kathaidih 17.6
Chalni 17.3
Bamhani 16.9
Surehali(Surhali) 15.9
Baniya 14.8
Chauba 14
Deohara 13.9
Tabalpani 12.8
Kunti Dadargaon 12.7
Bhainswahi 12.7