Bicholim Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - North Goa district, Goa

Bicholim Taluka of North Goa district has total population of 97,955 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 49,931 are males while 48,024 are females. In 2011 there were total 22,414 families residing in Bicholim Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Bicholim Taluka is 962.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.1% people lives in Urban areas while 56.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.2% while that in the rural areas is 87.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bicholim Taluka is 946 while that of Rural areas is 974.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bicholim Taluka is 9849 which is 10% of the total population. There are 5043 male children and 4806 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bicholim Taluka is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Bicholim Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Bicholim Taluka is 89.24%. The male literacy rate is 84.23% and the female literacy rate is 76.15% in Bicholim Taluka.

Population
97,955
Literacy
89.24%
Sex Ratio
962

To facilitate the administration, Bicholim Taluka is further divided into 4 towns and 22 villages.

Bicholim Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bicholim Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,849 5,043 4,806
Literacy 89.24% 84.23% 76.15%
Scheduled Caste 2,264 1,101 1,163
Scheduled Tribe 4,492 2,193 2,299
Illiterate 19,327 7,875 11,452

Caste-wise Population - Bicholim Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.6% of total population in Bicholim Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,264 1,101 1,163
Schedule Tribe 4,492 2,193 2,299

Religion-wise Population - Bicholim Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 89,069 (90.93%) 45,235 43,834
Muslim 6,976 (7.12%) 3,705 3,271
Christian 1,687 (1.72%) 872 815
Sikh 43 (0.04%) 27 16
Buddhist 15 (0.02%) 8 7
Jain 60 (0.06%) 31 29
Other Religion 8 (0.01%) 4 4
No Religion Specified 97 (0.1%) 49 48

Literacy Rate - Bicholim Taluka

Average literacy rate of Bicholim Taluka in 2011 were 89.24% in which, male and female literacy were 93.69% and 84.62% respectively. Total literate in Bicholim Taluka were 78,628 of which male and female were 42,056 and 36,572 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bicholim Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Bicholim Taluka is 962 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 962 females in Bicholim Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Bicholim Taluka.


Child Population - Bicholim Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 9,849 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bicholim Taluka. Out of which 9,849 were male while 9,849 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bicholim Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 9,767 families under Bicholim Taluka living in urban areas while 9,767 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 43.1% of total population of Bicholim Taluka lives in Urban areas while 56.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,343 while that in rural region is 5,506.

Total Urban Rural
Population 97,955 42,180 55,775
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,849 4,343 5,506
Schedule Caste 2,264 815 1,449
Schedule Tribe 4,492 1,526 2,966
Literacy 89.24% 91.2% 87.77%
Sex Ratio 962 946 974

Working Population - Bicholim Taluka

In Bicholim Taluka out of total population, 37,603 were engaged in work activities. 79.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 37,603 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,741 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 496 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 29,766 23,272 6,494
Cultivators 1,741 1,075 666
Agriculture Labourer 496 304 192
Household Industries 691 566 125
Other Workers 26,838 21,327 5,511
Marginal Workers 7,837 5,369 2,468
Non Working 60,352 21,290 39,062

Bicholim Taluka Map


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