Brahmapur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 3.6 lakh is Brahmapur (M.Corp.) sub district's only municipal corporation located in Brahmapur (M.Corp.) sub district of Ganjam district in the state Odisha in India. Total geographical area of Brahmapur municipal corporation is 80 km2. Population density of the city is 4469 persons per km2. There are 37 wards in the city, among them Brahmapur Ward No 14 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Brahmapur Ward No 37 is the least populous ward with population of 5499.

Nearest railway station is Brahmapur which is within the city. Berhampur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Chhatrapur which is 22 km away. Bhubaneswar is the state head quarter of the city and is 179 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1170.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°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. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Brahmapur municipal corporation is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 75 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Brahmapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 356,598 318,391 35,137 3,070 32,174
Male 185,754 166,449 17,644 1,661 16,848
Female 170,844 151,942 17,493 1,409 15,326

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 917 in Muslims are 906 and in Christians are 1156.

Religion wise population 2011 - Brahmapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 356,598 344,060 7,245 4,197 173 45 44 41 793
Male 185,754 179,445 3,802 1,947 89 15 17 35 404
Female 170,844 164,615 3,443 2,250 84 30 27 6 389

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 848. There are 910 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 2.9 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Brahmapur is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Brahmapur has 34% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 13% female population are working population. 49% 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 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Brahmapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.8% 31% 2.8% 66.2%
Male 52.6% 49.3% 3.2% 47.4%
Female 13.4% 11.1% 2.3% 86.6%