Demography

As per the Census 2011, total population of Dindori district is about 704,524 persons with 351,913  Males and 352,611 Females. The sex ratio is 1002 females to every thousand males which is quite impressive as compared to Bhind, Datia and other Northern districts of Madhya Pradesh. The overall population density is 94 persons per square kilometer. There is a small population living in the urban centers as compared to the rural areas with urban population of about 32,318 and that of rural is 672,206.
According to the 2011 census, the scheduled tribe population is 64.69% of the total population. The scheduled caste population in the district is just 5.64% of the total district population.

Dindori district returned a population of 704,524 as per 2011 census, as against a population of 580,730 persons recorded by 2001 Census. District Dindori recorded an overall increase of 21.32 per cent in population during the past one decade. According to census, The no. of APL family in the district is 48681, whereas the no. of BPL families including AAY is 128371.

Description 2011 2001
Population 7.05 Lakhs 5.81 Lakhs
Actual Population 704,524 580,730
Male 351,913 291,716
Female 352,611 289,014
Population Growth 21.32% 13.50%
Area Sq. Km 7,470 7,470
Density/km2 94 78
Proportion to Madhya Pradesh Population 0.97% 0.96%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1002 991
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 970 990
Average Literacy 63.90 54.17
Male Literacy 75.47 69.95
Female Literacy 52.41 38.24
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 111,820 97,506
Male Population (0-6 Age) 56,767 49,009
Female Population (0-6 Age) 55,053 48,497
Literates 378,714 261,764
Male Literates 222,759 169,782
Female Literates 155,955 91,982
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 15.87% 16.79%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.13% 16.80%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 15.61% 16.78%
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 95.41 % 4.59 %
Total Population 672,206 32,318
Male Population 335,393 16,520
Female Population 336,813 15,798
Sex Ratio 1004 956
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 969 998
Child Population (0-6) 107,702 4,118
Male Child(0-6) 54,706 2,061
Female Child(0-6) 52,996 2,057
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.02 % 12.74 %
Male Child Percentage 16.31 % 12.48 %
Female Child Percentage 15.73 % 13.02 %
Literates 354,842 23,872
Male Literates 209,532 13,227
Female Literates 145,310 10,645
Average Literacy 62.86 % 84.65 %
Male Literacy 74.65 % 91.48 %
Female Literacy 51.20 % 77.47 %

(Source: Census of India 2011)