Dhar District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Dhar, a district of Madhya Pradesh has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Madhya Pradesh. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Dhar District of Madhya Pradesh.

In 2011, Dhar had population of 2,185,793 of which male and female were 1,112,725 and 1,073,068 respectively. In 2001 census, Dhar had a population of 1,740,329 of which males were 890,416 and remaining 849,913 were females. Dhar District population constituted 3.01 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dhar District was at 2.88 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 25.60 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dhar District recorded increase of 27.30 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dhar Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,185,793 1,740,329
Male 1,112,725 890,416
Female 1,073,068 849,913
Population Growth 25.60% 27.30%
Area Sq. Km 8,153 8,153
Density/km2 268 213
Proportion to Madhya Pradesh Population 3.01% 2.88%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 964 955
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 928 943
Average Literacy 59.00 52.45
Male Literacy 68.95 65.75
Female Literacy 48.77 38.57
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 359,949 338,623
Male Population (0-6 Age) 186,684 174,241
Female Population (0-6 Age) 173,265 164,382
Literates 1,077,338 735,243
Male Literates 638,479 470,857
Female Literates 438,859 264,386
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.47% 19.46%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.78% 19.57%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.15% 19.34%

Dhar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dhar district for 2011 is 268 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dhar district density was at 213 people per sq. km. Dhar district administers 8,153 square kilometers of areas.

Dhar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dhar in 2011 were 59.00 compared to 52.45 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 68.95 and 48.77 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 65.75 and 38.57 in Dhar District. Total literate in Dhar District were 1,077,338 of which male and female were 638,479 and 438,859 respectively. In 2001, Dhar District had 735,243 in its district.

Dhar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dhar, it stood at 964 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 955. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 928 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 943 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dhar Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dhar. There were total 359,949 children under age of 0-6 against 338,623 of 2001 census. Of total 359,949 male and female were 186,684 and 173,265 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 928 compared to 943 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 16.47 percent of Dhar District compared to 19.46 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.99 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dhar Houseless Census

In 2011, total 1,276 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 5,772. This approx 0.26% of total population of Dhar district.

Dhar Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,051,219 93.84 %
Muslims 116,202 5.32 %
Christian 2,261 0.10 %
Sikh 1,607 0.07 %
Buddhist 328 0.02 %
Jain 12,199 0.56 %
Others 88 0.00 %
Not Stated 1,889 0.09 %

Dhar Population 2015

What is the population of Dhar in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dhar district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dhar district situated in Madhya Pradesh. As per 2011, Dhar population is 2,185,793

Dhar District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dhar population for 2011 census, 18.90 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 413,221 people lives in urban areas of which males are 217,612 and females are 195,609. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dhar district is 899 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dhar district was 900 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 59,907 of which males and females were 31,536 and 28,371. This child population figure of Dhar district is 14.49 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dhar district as per census 2011 is 79.49 % of which males and females are 86.33 % and 71.88 % literates respectively. In actual number 280,865 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 160,648 and 120,217 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 81.10 % population of Dhar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dhar district population living in rural areas is 1,772,572 of which males and females are 895,113 and 877,459 respectively. In rural areas of Dhar district, sex ratio is 980 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dhar district is considered, figure is 934 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 300,042 in rural areas of which males were 155,148 and females were 144,894. The child population comprises 17.33 % of total rural population of Dhar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dhar district is 54.09 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 64.57 and 43.50 percent respectively. In total, 796,473 people were literate of which males and females were 477,831 and 318,642 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 81.10 % 18.90 %
Total Population 1,772,572 413,221
Male Population 895,113 217,612
Female Population 877,459 195,609
Sex Ratio 980 899
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 934 900
Child Population (0-6) 300,042 59,907
Male Child(0-6) 155,148 31,536
Female Child(0-6) 144,894 28,371
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.93 % 14.50 %
Male Child Percentage 17.33 % 14.49 %
Female Child Percentage 16.51 % 14.50 %
Literates 796,473 280,865
Male Literates 477,831 160,648
Female Literates 318,642 120,217
Average Literacy 54.09 % 79.49 %
Male Literacy 64.57 % 86.33 %
Female Literacy 43.50 % 71.88 %

City/Metros in Dhar District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dhar District
Cities inside Dhar District Population Male Female
Pithampur (Municipality) 126,200 70,250 55,950

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