Shajapur district
शाजापुर जिला
top: Chillar Dam
Mid: Hill view
bottem:Jain Temple Maksi
Location of Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh
Location of Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates (Shajapur): 23°30′N 76°15′E / 23.500°N 76.250°E / 23.500; 76.250
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DivisionUjjain
HeadquartersShajapur
Government
 • CollectorShri. Riju Bafna, IAS
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesDewas
Area
 • Total3,460 km2 (1,340 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total941,403
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy70.17 per cent
 • Sex ratio939
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websiteshajapur.nic.in

Shajapur District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India. The town of Shajapur is the district headquarters.[citation needed]

Geography

Shajapur district is situated in the northwestern part of the state and lies between latitudes 32"06' and 24" 19' North and longitudes 75" 41' and 77" 02' East. The district is bounded by Ujjain District to the west, Dewas and Sehore to the south and Rajgarh to the north. Shajapur district is part of Ujjain Division. [1]

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901305,863—    
1911333,977+0.88%
1921327,959−0.18%
1931362,714+1.01%
1941408,279+1.19%
1951433,216+0.59%
1961526,135+1.96%
1971678,359+2.57%
1981840,247+2.16%
19911,033,248+2.09%
20011,290,685+2.25%
20111,512,681+1.60%
source:[2]
Religions in Shajapur district (2011)[3]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
85.20%
Islam
13.96%
Jainism
0.56%
Other or not stated
0.28%

According to the 2011 census, Shajapur District has a population of 1,512,681,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[5] or the US state of Hawaii.[6] This gives it a ranking of 330th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district had a population density of 244 inhabitants per square kilometre (630/sq mi).[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 17.17%.[4] Shajapur has a sex ratio of 939 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 70.17%.[4]

After the separation of Agar Malwa district, the residual district had a population of 941,403, of which 176,219 (18.72%) lived in urban areas. Shajapur had a sex ratio of 931 females per 1000 males. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 218,016 (23.95%) and 23,895 (2.54%) of the population respectively.[4] Hindi is the only language spoken in the district.[7]

Administrative Divisions

  1. Shajapur
  2. Shujalpur
  3. Kalapipal
  4. Gulana[8]
  1. Shajapur
  2. Shujalpur
  3. Kalapipal
  4. Gulana
  5. Moman Barodiya
  6. Awantipur Barodiya
  7. Polay Kalan [9]

Government

Shajapur district divided into 3 assembly constituency.

All assemblys is part of Dewas Lok Sabha Constituencie.[10]

References

  1. ^ https://www.cgwb.gov.in/old_website/District_Profile/MP/Shajapur.pdf
  2. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  3. ^ "Table C-01 Population By Religion: Madhya Pradesh". census.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "District Census Handbook: Shajapur" (PDF). Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on June 13, 2007. Retrieved 2011-10-01. Gabon 1,576,665
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Hawaii 1,360,301
  7. ^ "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Madhya Pradesh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  8. ^ https://shajapur.nic.in/%e0%a4%97%e0%a5%8d%e0%a4%b0%e0%a4%be%e0%a4%ae%e0%a5%80%e0%a4%a3-%e0%a4%b5%e0%a4%bf%e0%a4%95%e0%a4%be%e0%a4%b8/#block
  9. ^ https://shajapur.nic.in/%e0%a4%b0%e0%a4%be%e0%a4%9c%e0%a4%b8%e0%a5%8d%e0%a4%b5-%e0%a4%aa%e0%a5%8d%e0%a4%b0%e0%a4%b6%e0%a4%be%e0%a4%b8%e0%a4%a8/#Tehsil
  10. ^ https://www.indiastatelections.com/