Last Update: 17/02/2017

 


 

District Profile

 

District Profile :-

 The existence of Damoh can be traced back to ancient times. It has been mentioned in the Ramayana as Damyanti was the queen of the legendary king Nal. It is situated between 23.09 north latitude and between -79.30 east longitudes. The tropic of cancer passes through the southern part of district. Damoh is located in the revenue division of Sagar, among rising hills and flowing rivers, in the central part of Madhya Pradesh. Damoh is accessible through rail. It lies on Bina –katni railway line of western –central Railway. The districts of Jabalpur, Panna, Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh, Sagar, Katni, and Narsingpur surround Damoh. The district is famous for the Jain tirth Kundalpur, 40 kms from the district headquarter. The famous Shiva temple Jageshwarnath Mandir is situated 16 kms away from district headquarter. Damoh district is predominantly a backward class district

 

 

District  Profile

S.N0.

Name

Numbers

1

Total Blocks

07

2

Tribal Blocks

Nil

3

Janpad Panchayat

07

4

Gram Panchayat

462

5

Village

1229

Demographic Profile

 

Population- The total population of Damoh as per census 2011 is 12,64,219 out of which 6,6,1873 are male and 6,02,346 are female. Decadal growth in population of District is 16.6 % and it stands on 40th place in state. This shows that there is awareness among the masses for controlling population. The density of population is 173 persons per sq. km. Overall sex ratio of the district is 913 and district stands on 34th position in state transforming the awareness about the gender sensitization.

All these figures are according to the available data of Census 2011. As the complete data of Census 2011 is awaited the other figures are taken from Census 2001.

                  The district has maximum population of OBC community. The tribal population comprises 12.6 percent of the total population. The tribal people mostly live in rural areas. The percentage of tribal population in rural areas is 15%.

  Population & Census

S.N0.

Caregory

Numbers

1

Person

1264219

2

Male

6,61,873

3

Female

6,02,346

4

ST

1,66,295

5

SC

2,46,337

6

Minority

----

  

Literacy Rate

S.N0.

Category

Numbers

2011

2001

1

Person

747715

548331

2

Male

445737

350142

3

Female

301978

198189

4

ST

--

--

5

SC

--

---

6

Minority

---

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