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

Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh has total population of 381,956 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 192,764 are males while 189,192 are females. In 2011 there were total 80,485 families residing in Bilaspur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bilaspur district is 981.

Bilaspur district, Himachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.6% people lives in Urban areas while 93.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.8% while that in the rural areas is 84.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bilaspur district is 917 while that of Rural areas is 986.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bilaspur district is 41956 which is 11% of the total population. There are 22084 male children and 19872 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bilaspur is 900 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (981) of Bilaspur district.

The total literacy rate of Bilaspur district is 84.59%. The male literacy rate is 80.72% and the female literacy rate is 69.78% in Bilaspur district.

Population
381,956
Literacy
84.59%
Sex Ratio
981

To facilitate the administration, Bilaspur district is further divided into 6 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) 41,956 22,084 19,872
Literacy 84.59% 80.72% 69.78%
Scheduled Caste 98,989 50,271 48,718
Scheduled Tribe 10,693 5,485 5,208
Illiterate 94,336 37,165 57,171

Caste-wise Population - Bilaspur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.8% of total population in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 98,989 50,271 48,718
Schedule Tribe 10,693 5,485 5,208

Religion-wise Population - Bilaspur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 371,973 (97.39%) 187,567 184,406
Muslim 6,984 (1.83%) 3,661 3,323
Christian 236 (0.06%) 114 122
Sikh 2,387 (0.62%) 1,219 1,168
Buddhist 113 (0.03%) 55 58
Jain 10 (0%) 5 5
Other Religion 7 (0%) 3 4
No Religion Specified 246 (0.06%) 140 106

Literacy Rate - Bilaspur district

The total literacy rate of Bilaspur district was 84.59% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.8% of Himachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 287,620 literates, males were 155,599 while females were 132,021. Also the male literacy rate was 91.16% and the female literacy rate was 77.97% in Bilaspur district.

  Bilaspur district Himachal Pradesh
Female 77.97% 75.93%
Male 91.16% 89.53%
Total 84.59% 82.8%

Sex Ratio - Bilaspur district

The Sex Ratio of Bilaspur district is 981 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 981 females in Bilaspur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 900 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 981 ) of Bilaspur district.


Population Density - Bilaspur district

The total area of Bilaspur district is 1,167 km2. Thus the density of Bilaspur district is 327 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 18 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,149 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bilaspur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bilaspur, 6.58% people lived in urban regions while 93.42% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 25,129 out of which 13,111 were males while remaining 12,018 were females. In rural areas of Bilaspur, male population was 179,653 while female population was 177,174.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bilaspur was 917 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bilaspur was 843 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bilaspur were 2,455 which is 9.77% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bilaspur was 986 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bilaspur was 903 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bilaspur for urban regions was 91.75 percent in which males were 94.34% literate while female literacy stood at 88.96%. The total literate population of Bilaspur was 287,620. Similarly in rural areas of Bilaspur, the average literacy rate was 84.08 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.93% and 77.22% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bilaspur were 266,816.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.42% 6.58%
Total population 356,827 25,129
Male population 179,653 13,111
Female population 177,174 12,018
Sex ratio 986 917
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 903 843
Child population 39,501 2,455
Literates 266,816 20,804
Average literacy 84.08% 91.75%
Male literacy 90.93% 94.34%
Female literacy 77.22% 88.96%

Child Population - Bilaspur district

According to Census 2011, there were 41,956 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bilaspur district. Out of which 22,084 were male while 19,872 were female.


Working Population - Bilaspur district

In Bilaspur district out of total population, 205,871 were engaged in work activities. 50.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 205,871 workers engaged in Main Work, 40,563 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,163 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 103,406 73,400 30,006
Cultivators 40,563 19,963 20,600
Agriculture Labourer 1,163 901 262
Household Industries 1,492 1,276 216
Other Workers 60,188 51,260 8,928
Marginal Workers 102,465 38,143 64,322
Non Working 176,085 81,221 94,864

Bilaspur district Map


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