Bodla Nagar Panchayat, with population of 5689 is Bodla sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Bodla sub district of Kabeerdham district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Bodla nagar panchayat is 8 km2. Population density of the city is 712 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Bodla Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of 666 and Bodla Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 232.

Nearest railway station is Kota which is 94 km far from here. Bodla is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kawardha which is 22 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 137 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 870 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 5689 people, among them 2759 (48%) are male and 2930 (52%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 23% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bodla nagar panchayat is 16%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1348 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bodla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,689 3,654 718 1,317 889
Male 2,759 1,833 357 569 435
Female 2,930 1,821 361 748 454

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1070 in Muslims are 957.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bodla

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,689 5,534 90 23 0 5 0 21 16
Male 2,759 2,674 46 11 0 3 0 15 10
Female 2,930 2,860 44 12 0 2 0 6 6

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 34.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4240. Female population growth rate of the city is 41.7% which is 14.7% higher than male population growth rate of 27%. General caste population has increased by 23.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 61%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.7% and child population has increased by 19.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bodla

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.2% 23.3% 61% 58.7% 19.7%
Male 27% 22.9% 55.9% 25.9% 18.5%
Female 41.7% 23.6% 66.4% 97.9% 20.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1062 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 993, in schedule caste is 1011 and in schedule tribe is 1315. There are 1044 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 110 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bodla

Total General SC ST Child
Change 110 5 63 479 19
2011 1062 993 1011 1315 1044
2001 952 988 948 836 1025

Literacy

Total 3311 people in the city are literate, among them 1810 are male and 1501 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bodla is 69%. 78% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bodla

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 0.1% 12.6%
2011 69% 77.9% 60.6%
2001 63.4% 77.8% 48%

Workers profile

Bodla has 39% (2241) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 29% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bodla

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.4% 22.3% 17.1% 60.6%
Male 49.9% 32.1% 17.8% 50.1%
Female 29.5% 13% 16.5% 70.5%