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Madhya Pradesh Population

Madhya Pradesh is the state in central India, borders Maharastra to the south, Chhattisgarh to the east, Gujarat and Rajasthan to the west, Uttar Pradesh to the north. Madhya Pradesh population in 2020 is estimated to be 85 Million (8.5 Crores), According to Unique Identification Aadhar India, updated 31, May 2020, by mid of year 2020 the projected population is 85,358,965, Its second largest state by area with 308,252 sq km after Rajasthan. As per Niti Aayog 2016 report, Total Fertility Rate is 2.8.
Madhya Pradesh Population
Image Source: People gathering for PACS orientation programme in rural Madhya Pradesh

In the 1901 census the Madhya Pradesh Population is 12.6 million collected by British India. In the year of 1951 the Independent India conducted its first census was 18.6 million, an increase of 6 million for the span of 50 years from 1901 to 1951. 60 million was registered in 2001 census, 3.2 times growth for republic India in 50 years. In 10 years of time, by 2011 census the population growth was 20.3% which is 72 million. the population in 2021 will be 84 million, at the growth rate of 16.7%.
Census yearPersonsAbsolutePercentageMalesFemales
190112,679,214--6,429,3746,249,840
191114,249,3821,570,16812.387,245,4047,003,978
192113,906,774-342,608-2.47,133,6216,773,153
193115,326,8791,420,10510.217,871,5417,455,338
194117,175,7221,848,84312.068,825,6348,350,088
195118,614,9311,439,2098.389,571,7229,043,209
196123,217,9104,602,97924.7312,020,10611,197,804
197130,016,6256,798,71529.2815,630,25014,386,375
198138,168,5078,151,88227.1619,866,60718,301,900
199148,566,24210,397,73527.2425,394,67323,171,569
200160,348,02311,781,78124.2631,443,65228,904,371
201172,626,80912,278,78620.3537,612,30635,014,503
Source: A-2 Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901


Population Pyramid

Source: 2011 Census: Population In Five Year Age-Group


Madhya Pradesh Population by Religion

Madhya Pradesh state religion wise population, Hinduism is the major religion, Hindu's population account for 90.8%, followed by Muslim with 6.5%. Christian, Buddhism, Jainism are the accounted less than 1%. 697,219 people has not stated their religion according to 2011 census. The Muslim population is the second largest with 4.7 Million after Hindu's majority, followed by Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists and Christians accounts for around 1 Million.

ReligionPersonsPercentageMalesFemales
Hindu66,007,12190.8934,225,29731,781,824
Muslim4,774,6956.572,454,8322,319,863
Christian213,2820.29105,297107,985
Sikh151,4120.2180,34171,071
Buddhist216,0520.30109,813106,239
Jain567,0280.78291,937275,091
Others599,5940.83296,614302,980
Not Stated97,6250.1348,17549,450
Source: Details of Religion In Main Table C-1- 2011 (India & States/UTs)


Ethnic groups

TribesPopulation as per Census 2011
All Scheduled Tribes15,316,784
Agariya41,243
Andh137
Baiga414,526
Bhaina6,357
Bharia Bhumia, Bhuinhar Bhumia, Bhumiya, Bharia, Paliha, Pando193,230
Bhattra1,155
Bhil, Bhilala, Barela, Patelia5,993,921
Bhil Mina2,244
Bhunjia1,469
Biar, Biyar10,452
Binjhwar15,805
Birhul, Birhor52
Damor, Damaria1,815
Dhanwar2,175
Gadaba, Gadba578
Gond, Arakh, Arrakh, Agaria, Asur, Badi Maria, Bada Maria, Bhatola,
Bhimma, Bhuta, Koilabhuta, Koliabhuti, Bhar, Bisonhorn Maria, Chota Maria,
Dandami Maria, Dhuru, Dhurwa, Dhoba, Dhulia, Dorla, Gaiki, Gatta, Gatti,
Gaita, Gond Gowari, Hill Maria, Kandra, Kalanga, Khatola, Koitar, Koya,
Khirwar, Khirwara, Kucha Maria, Kuchaki Maria, Madia, Maria, Mana, Mannewar,
Moghya, Mogia, Monghya, Mudia, Muria, Nagarchi, Nagwanshi, Ojha, Raj,
Sonjhari, Jhareka, Thatia, Thotya, Wade Maria, Vade Maria, Daroi
5,093,124
Halba,Halbi14,438
Kamar666
Karku265
Kawar, Kanwar, Kaur, Cherwa, Rathia, Tanwar, Chattri18,603
Khairwar, Kondar76,097
Kharia2,429
Kondh, Khond, Kandh109
Kol1,167,694
Kolam224
Korku, Bopchi, Mouasi, Nihal, Nahul, Bondhi, Bondeya730,847
Korwa, Kodaku920
Majhi50,655
Majhwar443
Mawasi109,180
Munda5,041
Nagesia, Nagasia359
Oraon, Dhanka, Dhangad28,431
Panika [in (i)Chhatarpur, Panna, Rewa, Satna, Shahdol, Umaria, Sidhi and Tikamgarh districts, and (ii) Sevda and Datia tehsils of Datia district)]97,767
Pao44,312
Pardhan, Pathari, Saroti123,742
Pardhi, Bahelia, Bahellia, Chita Pardhi, Langoli Pardhi, Phans Pardhi, Shikari, Takankar, Takia
[in (i) Chhindwara, Mandla, Dindori and Seoni districts,
(ii) Baihar tehsil of Balaghat district,
(iii) Betul, Bhainsdehi and Shahpur tahsils of Betul district,
(iv) Patan tahsil and Sihora and Majholi blocks of Jabalpur disitrict,
(v) Katni (Murwara) and Vijaya Raghogarh tahsils and Bahoriband and
Dhemerkheda blocks of Katni district,
(vi) Hoshangabad, Babai, Sohagpur, Pipariya and Bankhedi tahsils and
Kesla block of Hoshangabad district, (vii) Narsinghpur district, and
(viii) Harsud tahsil of Khandwa district]
5,896
Parja137
Sahariya, Saharia, Seharia, Sehria, Sosia, Sor614,958
Saonta, Saunta190
Saur167,340
Sawar, Sawara881
Sonr12,905
Generic Tribes etc.263,972


Languages spoken in Madhya Pradesh

Hindi is the official language and widely spoken through out the Madhya Pradesh state with 88.5%, followed by Bhili with 4.9% and Marathi and Gondi with 1.6%. Gond people are 1.16 million in Madhya Pradesh speakers of Gondi language. Korku's are around 470,386 people, advasis in Khandwa, Burhanpur, Betul and Chhindwara districts of Madhya Pradesh.
LanguagesPersonsPercentageRuralUrban
Hindi64,324,96388.569246,244,04018,080,923
Bhili3,587,8104.94013,516,09771,713
Marathi1,231,2851.6954755,463475,822
Gondi1,164,2901.60311,136,97627,314
Urdu916,6081.2621153,735762,873
Korku470,3860.6477466,6953,691
Sindhi245,1610.33763,330241,831
Gujarati187,2110.257877,751109,460
Punjabi139,6580.192342,06797,591
Bengali109,1850.150344,87464,311
Khandeshi37,8820.052224,80713,075
Malayalam37,7610.05203,16234,599
Telugu24,4110.03363,92720,484
Tamil20,5440.02832,02618,518
Odia18,7650.02585,73413,031
Nepali8,7240.01207527,972
Lahnda7,7380.01076,805933
Kannada4,1750.00571,7622,413
Kurukh/Oraon4,1320.00571,0923,040
Maithili4,1290.00579533,176
Korwa2,1470.00302,023124
Source: 2011 Census: Language and Mother Tongue


Disability

Type of disabilityTotal PersonsCultivatorsAgriculture laborHHIOther workers
Total disabled population613,921169,627232,76222,542188,990
In Seeing106,33530,15440,5583,59732,026
In Hearing118,66333,55543,2064,41937,483
In Speech27,3277,17910,4211,0068,721
In Movement170,75348,03261,8576,51154,353
Mental Retardation20,6805,3759,4216695,215
Mental Illness9,0022,5904,2612711,880
Any Other135,78635,12752,1095,11743,433
Multiple disability25,3757,61510,9299525,879
Source: 2011 Census: Distribution of Disabled(India & States/UTs)


District wise population in Madhya Pradesh

Below is the Madhya Pradesh district wise population as per Census 2011 and 2020 projection. As on June 2019, there are 52 districts in Madhya Pradesh. The new district, Niwari was created in the end of 2018, partitioning Tikamgarh district of 173,420 people.

DistrictPopulation(2020 est.)Population(2011)Percentage
Sheopur 784,162687,8610.95
Morena2,241,2061,965,9702.71
Bhind1,941,4261,703,0052.34
Gwalior2,316,5212,032,0362.80
Datia896,900786,7541.08
Shivpuri1,967,6971,726,0502.38
Tikamgarh1,647,4891,445,1661.99
Chhatarpur2,009,1081,762,3752.43
Panna1,158,8331,016,5201.40
Sagar2,711,4422,378,4583.27
Damoh1,441,2101,264,2191.74
Satna2,540,9862,228,9353.07
Rewa2,696,2212,365,1063.26
Umaria735,024644,7580.89
Neemuch 941,716826,0671.14
Mandsaur1,528,0691,340,4111.85
Ratlam1,658,7791,455,0692.00
Ujjain2,265,0251,986,8642.74
Shajapur1,724,4561,512,6812.08
Dewas1,782,6351,563,7152.15
Dhar2,491,8042,185,7933.01
Indore3,735,4353,276,6974.51
Khargone (West Nimar)2,135,2721,873,0462.58
Barwani 1,579,9041,385,8811.91
Rajgarh1,762,2281,545,8142.13
Vidisha1,663,1181,458,8752.01
Bhopal2,703,0102,371,0613.26
Sehore1,494,9181,311,3321.81
Raisen1,518,0211,331,5971.83
Betul1,795,9131,575,3622.17
Harda 650,330570,4650.79
Hoshangabad1,415,1391,241,3501.71
Katni 1,472,9281,292,0421.78
Jabalpur2,808,1492,463,2893.39
Narsimhapur1,244,7141,091,8541.50
Dindori 803,157704,5240.97
Mandla1,202,5921,054,9051.45
Chhindwara2,383,6512,090,9222.88
Seoni1,572,2091,379,1311.90
Balaghat1,939,9361,701,6982.34
Guna1,415,3321,241,5191.71
Ashoknagar963,381845,0711.16
Shahdol1,215,3121,066,0631.47
Anuppur854,130749,2371.03
Sidhi1,284,8181,127,0331.55
Singrauli1,343,2311,178,2731.62
Jhabua1,168,5551,025,0481.41
Alirajpur831,059728,9991.00
Khandwa (East Nimar)1,493,4701,310,0611.80
Burhanpur863,946757,8471.04
Source: 2011 Census: Population Data on District/Sub-Dist Level

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References

1. http://censusindia.gov.in/
2. https://uidai.gov.in/images/state-wise-aadhaar-saturation.pdf
3. https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/sp.dyn.cdrt.in

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