Bhopal District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Madhya Pradesh) - Census 2011

Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 2,371,061 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,236,130 are males while 1,134,931 are females. In 2011 there were total 501,805 families residing in Bhopal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhopal district is 918.

Bhopal district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 80.9% people lives in Urban areas while 19.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.4% while that in the rural areas is 66.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhopal district is 921 while that of Rural areas is 907.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhopal district is 304713 which is 13% of the total population. There are 158721 male children and 145992 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhopal is 920 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (918) of Bhopal district.

The total literacy rate of Bhopal district is 80.37%. The male literacy rate is 74.45% and the female literacy rate is 65.24% in Bhopal district.

Population
2,371,061
Literacy
80.37%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Bhopal district is further divided into 2 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bhopal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 304,713 158,721 145,992
Literacy 80.37% 74.45% 65.24%
Scheduled Caste 357,516 185,902 171,614
Scheduled Tribe 69,429 35,966 33,463
Illiterate 710,371 315,816 394,555

Caste-wise Population - Bhopal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.9% of total population in Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 357,516 185,902 171,614
Schedule Tribe 69,429 35,966 33,463

Religion-wise Population - Bhopal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,755,861 (74.05%) 923,210 832,651
Muslim 525,434 (22.16%) 267,915 257,519
Christian 23,432 (0.99%) 11,648 11,784
Sikh 10,789 (0.46%) 5,478 5,311
Buddhist 21,688 (0.91%) 11,088 10,600
Jain 25,950 (1.09%) 13,145 12,805
Other Religion 335 (0.01%) 190 145
No Religion Specified 7,572 (0.32%) 3,456 4,116

Literacy Rate - Bhopal district

The total literacy rate of Bhopal district was 80.37% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,660,690 literates, males were 920,314 while females were 740,376. Also the male literacy rate was 85.42% and the female literacy rate was 74.87% in Bhopal district.

  Bhopal district Madhya Pradesh
Female 74.87% 59.24%
Male 85.42% 78.73%
Total 80.37% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Bhopal district

The Sex Ratio of Bhopal district is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Bhopal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 920 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Bhopal district.


Population Density - Bhopal district

The total area of Bhopal district is 2,772 km2. Thus the density of Bhopal district is 855 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 350 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,422 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bhopal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bhopal, 80.85% people lived in urban regions while 19.15% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,917,051 out of which 998,105 were males while remaining 918,946 were females. In rural areas of Bhopal, male population was 238,025 while female population was 215,985.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bhopal was 921 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bhopal was 918 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bhopal were 231,550 which is 12.08% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bhopal was 907 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bhopal was 926 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bhopal for urban regions was 83.41 percent in which males were 87.44% literate while female literacy stood at 79.04%. The total literate population of Bhopal was 1,660,690. Similarly in rural areas of Bhopal, the average literacy rate was 66.91 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.56% and 56.23% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bhopal were 254,810.

Rural Urban
Population % 19.15% 80.85%
Total population 454,010 1,917,051
Male population 238,025 998,105
Female population 215,985 918,946
Sex ratio 907 921
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 926 918
Child population 73,163 231,550
Literates 254,810 1,405,880
Average literacy 66.91% 83.41%
Male literacy 76.56% 87.44%
Female literacy 56.23% 79.04%

Child Population - Bhopal district

According to Census 2011, there were 304,713 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhopal district. Out of which 158,721 were male while 145,992 were female.


Working Population - Bhopal district

In Bhopal district out of total population, 867,457 were engaged in work activities. 81.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 867,457 workers engaged in Main Work, 59,379 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 54,950 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 706,036 559,122 146,914
Cultivators 59,379 47,109 12,270
Agriculture Labourer 54,950 36,397 18,553
Household Industries 18,622 13,725 4,897
Other Workers 573,085 461,891 111,194
Marginal Workers 161,421 85,838 75,583
Non Working 1,503,604 591,170 912,434

Bhopal district Map


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