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Madhya Pradesh is also known as the ‘Heart of India’. It covers an area of 3,08,000 sq.km. and is one of the largest State in the country. Madhya Pradesh has one of the largest tribal population in the country. Out of the 50 districts in the State, 19 are predominantly tribal. Eighty nine blocks (approx. 28%) of the total 313 development blocks are tribal blocks.

State Profile

SN

INDICATORS

STATUS

1

Districts

50

2

Total Blocks

322

3

Community Development Blocks

224

4

Tribal Blocks

89 (28%)

5

Zila Panchayat

50

6

Janpad Panchayat (Block Panchayat)

322

7

Gram Panchayat (Village Panchayat)

23040

8

Villages (Inhabited)

53981

9

Habitations

88276

10

Nagar Nigams

14

11

Nagar Palikas

87

12

Nagar Panchayats

237

Demographic Profile (as per census 2001)

SN

INDICATORS

STATUS

1

Population

 

Total

6,03,85,218

 

Male

3,14,56,973 (52%)

 

Female

2,89,28,245 (48%)

 

SC

15.17%

 

ST

20.27%

 

Urban

1,61,02,400 (27%)

 

Rural

4,42,82,528 (73%)

 

Sex ratio

920

2

Literacy             

 

Total

64.11%

 

Male

76.8%

 

Female

50.30%

 

SC

58.57%

 

ST

41.16%

 

Urban

79.4%

 

Rural

57.8%

The distribution of population in rural and urban areas is given in the graph below:

The caste wise distribution clearly shows that the SC population is 15.17% and ST population is 20.27%.

The population in the State has recorded a decadal increase of 24.34% from 1991 to 2001. There is a significant improvement in the sex ratio from 912 in 1991 to 920 in 2001. However, the population density has increased from 158 to196.

 

   
     
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