Bhavnagar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011

Bhavnagar district of Gujarat has total population of 2,880,365 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,490,201 are males while 1,390,164 are females. In 2011 there were total 538,605 families residing in Bhavnagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhavnagar district is 933.

Bhavnagar district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 41.1% people lives in Urban areas while 58.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.3% while that in the rural areas is 70.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhavnagar district is 903 while that of Rural areas is 954.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhavnagar district is 381470 which is 13% of the total population. There are 201720 male children and 179750 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhavnagar is 891 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (933) of Bhavnagar district.

The total literacy rate of Bhavnagar district is 75.52%. The male literacy rate is 72.97% and the female literacy rate is 57.54% in Bhavnagar district.

Population
2,880,365
Literacy
75.52%
Sex Ratio
933

To facilitate the administration, Bhavnagar district is further divided into 11 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bhavnagar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 381,470 201,720 179,750
Literacy 75.52% 72.97% 57.54%
Scheduled Caste 157,034 80,827 76,207
Scheduled Tribe 9,110 4,751 4,359
Illiterate 993,110 402,830 590,280

Caste-wise Population - Bhavnagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 157,034 80,827 76,207
Schedule Tribe 9,110 4,751 4,359

Religion-wise Population - Bhavnagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,632,574 (91.4%) 1,362,821 1,269,753
Muslim 212,863 (7.39%) 109,528 103,335
Christian 3,457 (0.12%) 1,831 1,626
Sikh 1,410 (0.05%) 770 640
Buddhist 445 (0.02%) 242 203
Jain 26,974 (0.94%) 13,613 13,361
Other Religion 127 (0%) 70 57
No Religion Specified 2,515 (0.09%) 1,326 1,189

Literacy Rate - Bhavnagar district

The total literacy rate of Bhavnagar district was 75.52% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,887,255 literates, males were 1,087,371 while females were 799,884. Also the male literacy rate was 84.39% and the female literacy rate was 66.08% in Bhavnagar district.

  Bhavnagar district Gujarat
Female 66.08% 69.68%
Male 84.39% 85.75%
Total 75.52% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Bhavnagar district

The Sex Ratio of Bhavnagar district is 933 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 933 females in Bhavnagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 891 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 933 ) of Bhavnagar district.


Population Density - Bhavnagar district

The total area of Bhavnagar district is 10,034 km2. Thus the density of Bhavnagar district is 287 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 409 sq. km. area is under urban region while 9,625 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bhavnagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bhavnagar, 41.05% people lived in urban regions while 58.95% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,182,401 out of which 621,368 were males while remaining 561,033 were females. In rural areas of Bhavnagar, male population was 868,833 while female population was 829,131.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bhavnagar was 903 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bhavnagar was 865 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bhavnagar were 140,242 which is 11.86% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bhavnagar was 954 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bhavnagar was 906 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bhavnagar for urban regions was 82.26 percent in which males were 88.31% literate while female literacy stood at 75.6%. The total literate population of Bhavnagar was 1,887,255. Similarly in rural areas of Bhavnagar, the average literacy rate was 70.7 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.51% and 59.47% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bhavnagar were 1,029,936.

Rural Urban
Population % 58.95% 41.05%
Total population 1,697,964 1,182,401
Male population 868,833 621,368
Female population 829,131 561,033
Sex ratio 954 903
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 906 865
Child population 241,228 140,242
Literates 1,029,936 857,319
Average literacy 70.7% 82.26%
Male literacy 81.51% 88.31%
Female literacy 59.47% 75.6%

Child Population - Bhavnagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 381,470 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhavnagar district. Out of which 201,720 were male while 179,750 were female.


Working Population - Bhavnagar district

In Bhavnagar district out of total population, 1,150,632 were engaged in work activities. 86.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,150,632 workers engaged in Main Work, 204,915 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 252,904 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 992,140 790,944 201,196
Cultivators 204,915 166,590 38,325
Agriculture Labourer 252,904 155,751 97,153
Household Industries 14,129 10,892 3,237
Other Workers 520,192 457,711 62,481
Marginal Workers 158,492 47,837 110,655
Non Working 1,729,733 651,420 1,078,313

Bhavnagar district Map


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