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

Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh has total population of 2,663,629 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,351,574 are males while 1,312,055 are females. In 2011 there were total 600,822 families residing in Bilaspur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bilaspur district is 971.

Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.5% people lives in Urban areas while 74.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.3% while that in the rural areas is 65.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bilaspur district is 948 while that of Rural areas is 979.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bilaspur district is 407835 which is 15% of the total population. There are 207995 male children and 199840 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bilaspur is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (971) of Bilaspur district.

The total literacy rate of Bilaspur district is 70.78%. The male literacy rate is 68.99% and the female literacy rate is 50.61% in Bilaspur district.

Population
2,663,629
Literacy
70.78%
Sex Ratio
971

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

Bilaspur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 407,835 207,995 199,840
Literacy 70.78% 68.99% 50.61%
Scheduled Caste 552,992 281,221 271,771
Scheduled Tribe 498,469 248,172 250,297
Illiterate 1,067,069 419,100 647,969

Caste-wise Population - Bilaspur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.7% of total population in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 552,992 281,221 271,771
Schedule Tribe 498,469 248,172 250,297

Religion-wise Population - Bilaspur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,540,763 (95.39%) 1,289,900 1,250,863
Muslim 57,973 (2.18%) 29,589 28,384
Christian 20,745 (0.78%) 10,044 10,701
Sikh 6,373 (0.24%) 3,337 3,036
Buddhist 2,979 (0.11%) 1,525 1,454
Jain 2,357 (0.09%) 1,203 1,154
Other Religion 29,122 (1.09%) 14,411 14,711
No Religion Specified 3,317 (0.12%) 1,565 1,752

Literacy Rate - Bilaspur district

The total literacy rate of Bilaspur district was 70.78% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 70.28% of Chhattisgarh. Population-wise, out of total 1,596,560 literates, males were 932,474 while females were 664,086. Also the male literacy rate was 81.54% and the female literacy rate was 59.71% in Bilaspur district.

  Bilaspur district Chhattisgarh
Female 59.71% 60.24%
Male 81.54% 80.27%
Total 70.78% 70.28%

Sex Ratio - Bilaspur district

The Sex Ratio of Bilaspur district is 971 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 971 females in Bilaspur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Bilaspur district.


Population Density - Bilaspur district

The total area of Bilaspur district is 8,272 km2. Thus the density of Bilaspur district is 322 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 292 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,980 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bilaspur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bilaspur, 25.52% people lived in urban regions while 74.48% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 679,870 out of which 349,054 were males while remaining 330,816 were females. In rural areas of Bilaspur, male population was 1,002,520 while female population was 981,239.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bilaspur was 948 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bilaspur was 919 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bilaspur were 85,375 which is 12.56% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bilaspur was 979 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bilaspur was 972 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bilaspur for urban regions was 84.29 percent in which males were 90.69% literate while female literacy stood at 77.56%. The total literate population of Bilaspur was 1,596,560. Similarly in rural areas of Bilaspur, the average literacy rate was 65.94 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.22% and 53.41% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bilaspur were 1,095,487.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.48% 25.52%
Total population 1,983,759 679,870
Male population 1,002,520 349,054
Female population 981,239 330,816
Sex ratio 979 948
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 972 919
Child population 322,460 85,375
Literates 1,095,487 501,073
Average literacy 65.94% 84.29%
Male literacy 78.22% 90.69%
Female literacy 53.41% 77.56%

Child Population - Bilaspur district

According to Census 2011, there were 407,835 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bilaspur district. Out of which 207,995 were male while 199,840 were female.


Working Population - Bilaspur district

In Bilaspur district out of total population, 1,203,197 were engaged in work activities. 68.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,203,197 workers engaged in Main Work, 212,544 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 311,256 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 826,568 558,289 268,279
Cultivators 212,544 147,852 64,692
Agriculture Labourer 311,256 171,329 139,927
Household Industries 14,254 9,868 4,386
Other Workers 288,514 229,240 59,274
Marginal Workers 376,629 157,178 219,451
Non Working 1,460,432 636,107 824,325

Bilaspur district Map


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