Murwara city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Madhya Pradesh State/UT.
The current estimate population of Murwara city in 2023 is
, while Murwara metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Murwara city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Murwara city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Murwara city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Murwara in 2011 is 221,883.
Murwara Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Murwara city are 168,418 of which 92,298 are males while 76,120 are females. Average literacy rate of Murwara city is 85.91 percent of which male and female literacy was 90.73 and 80.71 percent.
The sex ratio of Murwara city is 924 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 897 per 1000 boys.
Murwara Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Murwara city numbers 9,739 in which population of 45,206 resides. This is around 20.37% of total population of Murwara city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Murwara city with 91.85 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Murwara with approximately 5.41 % following it.
In Murwara city, Christinity is followed by 0.90 %, Jainism by 1.31 %, Sikhism by 0.38 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.04 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.07 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.