Dewas City and District Population

Dewas is a city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It’s in the Malwa region and formerly the seat of two princely states, Dewas Junior State, and Dewas Senior State, ruled by the Puar clan of Maratha. The name Dewas is derived from the Devi Vaishini hill in the city, commonly known as Tekri. The hill has a temple of the deities Devi Tulja Bhawani, Chamunda Mata, and Kalika Mata. 

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Dewas City in 2011 was 289,438 (2.89 Lakh), and its estimated Population of Dewas in 2024 is  3.50 lakh.

Dewas Population in 2024: 3.50 lakh

Dewas CityCensus 2011
Total Population289,438 (2.89 lakh)
Male Population150,193
Female Population139,245
City Area50 sq. km.
Density of Population5800 per sq. km
Literacy Rate85.83%%
Sex Ratio927
Child Sex Ratio901
Demographic Details


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Dewas for 2011 is 5800 people per sq. km. The Dewas city administers area is 50 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Dewas City in 2011 was 85.83 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 92.66 % and 78.49%. respectively. The total literate in Dewas city was 218,877 of which 122,388 are males while 96,489 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Dewas, it stood at 927 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio was 901 girls per 1000 boys


In the census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 34,435 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total  18,117 are boys while 16,318 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 901. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.90 % of the total population of Dewas City

Sources: Census 2011

Dewas District Population

Dewas District is a district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. As per census 2011, Dewas district population is 1,563,715 (15.64 Lakhs) of which 805,359 are males and 758,356 are females. The literacy rate is 69.35% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 942. 

The Estimated Population of Dewas District in 2024 is 18 Lakh

Dewas DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population1,563,715 (15.64 Lakh)
District Area7,020 sq. km.
Density of Population223 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)69.35%
Sex Ratio942
Child Sex Ratio918

Source: Census 2011

Population of Dewas 2024 | Dewas District population