Bijapur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Chhattisgarh) - Census 2011

Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 255,230 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 128,663 are males while 126,567 are females. In 2011 there were total 54,757 families residing in Bijapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bijapur district is 984.

Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.6% people lives in Urban areas while 88.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.2% while that in the rural areas is 36.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bijapur district is 932 while that of Rural areas is 991.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bijapur district is 42495 which is 17% of the total population. There are 21488 male children and 21007 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bijapur is 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (984) of Bijapur district.

The total literacy rate of Bijapur district is 40.86%. The male literacy rate is 42.03% and the female literacy rate is 25.95% in Bijapur district.

Population
255,230
Literacy
40.86%
Sex Ratio
984

To facilitate the administration, Bijapur district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bijapur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 42,495 21,488 21,007
Literacy 40.86% 42.03% 25.95%
Scheduled Caste 10,122 5,145 4,977
Scheduled Tribe 204,189 101,519 102,670
Illiterate 168,311 74,587 93,724

Caste-wise Population - Bijapur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 80% of total population in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 10,122 5,145 4,977
Schedule Tribe 204,189 101,519 102,670

Religion-wise Population - Bijapur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 245,151 (96.05%) 123,322 121,829
Muslim 1,617 (0.63%) 903 714
Christian 2,709 (1.06%) 1,435 1,274
Sikh 68 (0.03%) 54 14
Buddhist 1,649 (0.65%) 816 833
Jain 15 (0.01%) 6 9
Other Religion 3,793 (1.49%) 2,005 1,788
No Religion Specified 228 (0.09%) 122 106

Literacy Rate - Bijapur district

The total literacy rate of Bijapur district was 40.86% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 86,919 literates, males were 54,076 while females were 32,843. Also the male literacy rate was 50.46% and the female literacy rate was 31.11% in Bijapur district.

  Bijapur district Chhattisgarh
Female 31.11% 60.24%
Male 50.46% 80.27%
Total 40.86% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Bijapur district

The Sex Ratio of Bijapur district is 984 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 984 females in Bijapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Bijapur district.


Population Density - Bijapur district

The total area of Bijapur district is 8,530 km2. Thus the density of Bijapur district is 30 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 81 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,449 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bijapur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bijapur, 11.6% people lived in urban regions while 88.4% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 29,600 out of which 15,319 were males while remaining 14,281 were females. In rural areas of Bijapur, male population was 113,344 while female population was 112,286.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bijapur was 932 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bijapur was 919 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bijapur were 4,166 which is 14.07% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bijapur was 991 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bijapur was 984 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bijapur for urban regions was 74.2 percent in which males were 83.24% literate while female literacy stood at 64.54%. The total literate population of Bijapur was 86,919. Similarly in rural areas of Bijapur, the average literacy rate was 36.33 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 45.87% and 26.71% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bijapur were 68,046.

Rural Urban
Population % 88.4% 11.6%
Total population 225,630 29,600
Male population 113,344 15,319
Female population 112,286 14,281
Sex ratio 991 932
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 984 919
Child population 38,329 4,166
Literates 68,046 18,873
Average literacy 36.33% 74.2%
Male literacy 45.87% 83.24%
Female literacy 26.71% 64.54%

Child Population - Bijapur district

According to Census 2011, there were 42,495 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bijapur district. Out of which 21,488 were male while 21,007 were female.


Working Population - Bijapur district

In Bijapur district out of total population, 134,525 were engaged in work activities. 51.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 134,525 workers engaged in Main Work, 43,260 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,536 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 69,338 44,783 24,555
Cultivators 43,260 26,983 16,277
Agriculture Labourer 10,536 5,143 5,393
Household Industries 454 357 97
Other Workers 15,088 12,300 2,788
Marginal Workers 65,187 26,808 38,379
Non Working 120,705 57,072 63,633

Bijapur district Map


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