Bhilwara Municipal Council, with population of about 3.6 lakh is Bhilwara sub district's only municipal council located in Bhilwara sub district of Bhilwara district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Bhilwara municipal council is 118 km2. Population density of the city is 3034 persons per km2. There are 50 wards in the city, among them Bhilwara Ward No 48 is the most populous ward with population of about 14 thousand and Bhilwara Ward No 22 is the least populous ward with population of 3985.

Nearest railway station is Bhilwara which is within the city. Bhilwara is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bhilwara. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 270 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 494.94 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3.72°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.6 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.7 lakh (48%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhilwara municipal council is 13%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 74 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhilwara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 359,483 307,303 47,692 4,488 46,812
Male 187,081 160,178 24,510 2,393 24,650
Female 172,402 147,125 23,182 2,095 22,162

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 914 in Muslims are 941 and in Jains are 984.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhilwara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 359,483 285,798 51,144 1,197 1,200 57 19,675 14 398
Male 187,081 149,339 26,356 592 614 24 9,917 7 232
Female 172,402 136,459 24,788 605 586 33 9,758 7 166

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 28.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 31.3% which is 5.6% higher than male population growth rate of 25.7%. General caste population has increased by 26.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.5% and child population has increased by 7.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhilwara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.3% 26.7% 40.6% 22.5% 7.9%
Male 25.7% 24% 39.6% 15% 8%
Female 31.3% 29.8% 41.6% 32.2% 7.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 922 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 946 and in schedule tribe is 875. There are 899 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhilwara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 41 14 113 -1
2011 922 919 946 875 899
2001 883 878 932 762 900

Literacy

Total about 2.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhilwara is 82%. 90% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhilwara

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 2.6% 9.2%
2011 82.2% 89.6% 74.2%
2001 76.7% 87% 65%

Workers profile

Bhilwara has 35% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 14% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhilwara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.2% 32% 3.2% 64.8%
Male 54.5% 51.1% 3.5% 45.5%
Female 14.2% 11.3% 2.9% 85.8%