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

Bijapur district of Karnataka has total population of 2,177,331 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,111,022 are males while 1,066,309 are females. In 2011 there were total 408,806 families residing in Bijapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bijapur district is 960.

Bijapur district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 23.1% people lives in Urban areas while 76.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.3% while that in the rural areas is 62.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bijapur district is 981 while that of Rural areas is 954.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bijapur district is 318406 which is 15% of the total population. There are 164856 male children and 153550 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bijapur is 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (960) of Bijapur district.

The total literacy rate of Bijapur district is 67.15%. The male literacy rate is 65.76% and the female literacy rate is 48.55% in Bijapur district.

Population
2,177,331
Literacy
67.15%
Sex Ratio
960

To facilitate the administration, Bijapur district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas 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) 318,406 164,856 153,550
Literacy 67.15% 65.76% 48.55%
Scheduled Caste 442,773 226,440 216,333
Scheduled Tribe 39,314 19,912 19,402
Illiterate 929,063 380,456 548,607

Caste-wise Population - Bijapur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Bijapur district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 442,773 226,440 216,333
Schedule Tribe 39,314 19,912 19,402

Religion-wise Population - Bijapur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,786,830 (82.07%) 912,900 873,930
Muslim 369,588 (16.97%) 187,716 181,872
Christian 2,433 (0.11%) 1,147 1,286
Sikh 558 (0.03%) 296 262
Buddhist 374 (0.02%) 188 186
Jain 8,665 (0.4%) 4,360 4,305
Other Religion 499 (0.02%) 242 257
No Religion Specified 8,384 (0.39%) 4,173 4,211

Literacy Rate - Bijapur district

The total literacy rate of Bijapur district was 67.15% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 1,248,268 literates, males were 730,566 while females were 517,702. Also the male literacy rate was 77.21% and the female literacy rate was 56.72% in Bijapur district.

  Bijapur district Karnataka
Female 56.72% 68.08%
Male 77.21% 82.47%
Total 67.15% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Bijapur district

The Sex Ratio of Bijapur district is 960 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Bijapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Bijapur district.


Population Density - Bijapur district

The total area of Bijapur district is 10,498 km2. Thus the density of Bijapur district is 207 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 263 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,235 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bijapur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bijapur, 23.05% people lived in urban regions while 76.95% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 501,978 out of which 253,460 were males while remaining 248,518 were females. In rural areas of Bijapur, male population was 857,562 while female population was 817,791.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bijapur was 981 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bijapur was 924 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bijapur were 66,557 which is 13.26% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bijapur was 954 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bijapur was 933 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bijapur for urban regions was 81.33 percent in which males were 87.8% literate while female literacy stood at 74.79%. The total literate population of Bijapur was 1,248,268. Similarly in rural areas of Bijapur, the average literacy rate was 62.81 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.03% and 51.1% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bijapur were 894,132.

Rural Urban
Population % 76.95% 23.05%
Total population 1,675,353 501,978
Male population 857,562 253,460
Female population 817,791 248,518
Sex ratio 954 981
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 933 924
Child population 251,849 66,557
Literates 894,132 354,136
Average literacy 62.81% 81.33%
Male literacy 74.03% 87.8%
Female literacy 51.1% 74.79%

Child Population - Bijapur district

According to Census 2011, there were 318,406 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bijapur district. Out of which 164,856 were male while 153,550 were female.


Working Population - Bijapur district

In Bijapur district out of total population, 927,722 were engaged in work activities. 81.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 927,722 workers engaged in Main Work, 247,031 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 260,791 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 760,083 508,406 251,677
Cultivators 247,031 188,729 58,302
Agriculture Labourer 260,791 123,826 136,965
Household Industries 17,788 11,774 6,014
Other Workers 234,473 184,077 50,396
Marginal Workers 167,639 71,705 95,934
Non Working 1,249,609 530,911 718,698

Bijapur district Map


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