Ashta is a Municipality city in district of Sehore, Madhya Pradesh. The Ashta city is divided into 19 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Ashta Municipality has population of 53,184 of which 27,591 are males while 25,593 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 7483 which is 14.07 % of total population of Ashta (M + OG). In Ashta Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 928 against state average of 931. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Ashta is around 933 compared to Madhya Pradesh state average of 918. Literacy rate of Ashta city is 79.41 % higher than state average of 69.32 %. In Ashta, Male literacy is around 85.33 % while female literacy rate is 73.01 %.
Ashta Municipality has total administration over 10,006 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Ashta Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.52 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.10 % of total population in Ashta (M + OG).
Ashta Work Profile
Out of total population, 16,709 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 14,092 were males while 2,617 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 16709 working population, 86.87 % were engaged in Main Work while 13.13 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Ashta 2018 Population
The next census for Ashta Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2018 are estimates only.