District At A Glance

           

Population:

Persons

2 ,607,160

Number of households  

5,26,230

Males

1 ,345,614

Household size (per household)

5

Females

1 ,261,546

 

 

Growth (1991 - 2001) 

1 8.45

Sex ratio (females per 1000 males)

938

Rural

1 ,707,581

Sex ratio (0-6 years)

941

Urban

8 99,579

 

 

Scheduled Caste population

446,623 

Scheduled Tribe population

3,56,533

Percentage to total population

1 7.13 

Percentage to total population  

13.68

Literacy and Educational level

Literates Educational

Level attained

Persons

1,856,549

Total  

1,856,549

Males  

1,032,546

Without level

3,43,41

Females

8,24,003

Below primary

5,37,635

 Literacy rate Primary    

4,33,284

 

 

Persons

82.54

Middle

3,05,648

Males 

88.91

Matric/Higher  secondary/Diploma                                      

4,31,104

Females  

75.73

Graduate and above

1,14,536

 Workers Age groups

Total workers 

1 ,095,622

0 - 4 years 

2 52,428

Main workers  

9 08,363

5 - 14 years  

5 75,750

Marginal workers     

1 87,259

15 - 59  years 

1 ,513,117

Non-workers

1 ,511,538

60 years and above (Incl. A.N.S.)

2 65,865

Scheduled Castes  (Largest three)

Scheduled Tribes  (Largest three)

1.Mahar etc.

3 37,659

1.Korku etc.

1 93,199

2.Mang etc.

4 4,841

2.Gond Rajgond etc.

9 5,363

3.Bhambi etc.

21,068

3.Pardhi etc.

2 0,568

Population Electricity (Power Supply)

1629

Electricity (domestic)

3 02

   Religions (Largest three)

Amenities and infrastructural facilities

1.Hindus

1 ,883,148

Total inhabited villages       -          1 ,679

2.Buddhists

3 50,403

Amenities and infrastructural facilities

3.Muslims

3 47,250

Total inhabited villages                 1 ,679

Primary Health Centre

61

 Primary Health Sub-Centre

180

Amenities available in villages

No. of villages

Drinking water facilities

1 ,646

Safe Drinking water

1 ,646

               Important Towns

 1. Amravati (M Corp.)

549,510

 2.Achalpur (M Cl)

107,316

 3.Anjangaon (M Cl)

51,170

Post, telegraph and telephone facility

8 88

Bus services

9 81

Paved approach road

1 ,475

Mud approach road

2 00

House Type

Type of house (% of households  occupying)    

 Permanent

32.2

Semi-permanent

65.2

Temporary

2.6

 

Primary school

1,444

Middle schools

675

Medical facility

705

Secondary/ Sr.Secondary Schools

379

College

13