Bhandara District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Bhandara district of Maharashtra has total population of 1,200,334 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 605,520 are males while 594,814 are females. In 2011 there were total 278,076 families residing in Bhandara district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhandara district is 982.

Bhandara district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.5% people lives in Urban areas while 80.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 82.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhandara district is 981 while that of Rural areas is 983.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhandara district is 126025 which is 10% of the total population. There are 64626 male children and 61399 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhandara is 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (982) of Bhandara district.

The total literacy rate of Bhandara district is 83.76%. The male literacy rate is 80.71% and the female literacy rate is 69.12% in Bhandara district.

Population
1,200,334
Literacy
83.76%
Sex Ratio
982

To facilitate the administration, Bhandara district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bhandara Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhandara district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 126,025 64,626 61,399
Literacy 83.76% 80.71% 69.12%
Scheduled Caste 200,372 100,421 99,951
Scheduled Tribe 88,886 44,515 44,371
Illiterate 300,474 116,811 183,663

Caste-wise Population - Bhandara district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.4% of total population in Bhandara district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 200,372 100,421 99,951
Schedule Tribe 88,886 44,515 44,371

Religion-wise Population - Bhandara district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,009,352 (84.09%) 509,493 499,859
Muslim 26,502 (2.21%) 13,524 12,978
Christian 2,145 (0.18%) 1,082 1,063
Sikh 831 (0.07%) 426 405
Buddhist 154,458 (12.87%) 77,394 77,064
Jain 1,017 (0.08%) 515 502
Other Religion 3,555 (0.3%) 1,790 1,765
No Religion Specified 2,474 (0.21%) 1,296 1,178

Literacy Rate - Bhandara district

The total literacy rate of Bhandara district was 83.76% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 899,860 literates, males were 488,709 while females were 411,151. Also the male literacy rate was 90.35% and the female literacy rate was 77.08% in Bhandara district.

  Bhandara district Maharashtra
Female 77.08% 75.87%
Male 90.35% 88.38%
Total 83.76% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Bhandara district

The Sex Ratio of Bhandara district is 982 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 982 females in Bhandara district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 982 ) of Bhandara district.


Population Density - Bhandara district

The total area of Bhandara district is 4,087 km2. Thus the density of Bhandara district is 294 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 72 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,015 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bhandara district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bhandara, 19.48% people lived in urban regions while 80.52% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 233,831 out of which 118,036 were males while remaining 115,795 were females. In rural areas of Bhandara, male population was 487,484 while female population was 479,019.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bhandara was 981 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bhandara was 930 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bhandara were 22,764 which is 9.74% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bhandara was 983 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bhandara was 955 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bhandara for urban regions was 90.74 percent in which males were 94.38% literate while female literacy stood at 87.06%. The total literate population of Bhandara was 899,860. Similarly in rural areas of Bhandara, the average literacy rate was 82.05 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.37% and 74.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bhandara were 708,328.

Rural Urban
Population % 80.52% 19.48%
Total population 966,503 233,831
Male population 487,484 118,036
Female population 479,019 115,795
Sex ratio 983 981
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 955 930
Child population 103,261 22,764
Literates 708,328 191,532
Average literacy 82.05% 90.74%
Male literacy 89.37% 94.38%
Female literacy 74.64% 87.06%

Child Population - Bhandara district

According to Census 2011, there were 126,025 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhandara district. Out of which 64,626 were male while 61,399 were female.


Working Population - Bhandara district

In Bhandara district out of total population, 597,305 were engaged in work activities. 69.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 597,305 workers engaged in Main Work, 101,040 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 182,433 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 413,838 263,217 150,621
Cultivators 101,040 65,226 35,814
Agriculture Labourer 182,433 98,086 84,347
Household Industries 12,281 7,060 5,221
Other Workers 118,084 92,845 25,239
Marginal Workers 183,467 81,837 101,630
Non Working 603,029 260,466 342,563

Bhandara district Map


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