Bhilakhedi Census Town, with population of 9540 is Dolariya sub district's only census town located in Dolariya sub district of Hoshangabad district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhilakhedi census town is 3 km2. Population density of the census town is 3407 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Bhilakhedi Ward No 01 and the population of Bhilakhedi Ward No 01 is 9540.

Nearest railway station is Itarsi which is 4 km far from here. Dolariya is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Hoshangabad which is 20 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the census town and is 95 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1057.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 32.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 9540 people, among them 5029 (53%) are male and 4511 (47%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhilakhedi census town is 9%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2117 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhilakhedi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,540 5,630 3,523 387 895
Male 5,029 3,017 1,820 192 480
Female 4,511 2,613 1,703 195 415

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Buddhists are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 897 in Muslims are 895 and in Buddhists are 1007

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhilakhedi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,540 8,467 557 120 55 293 36 1 11
Male 5,029 4,463 294 70 31 146 18 1 6
Female 4,511 4,004 263 50 24 147 18 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -14.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is -14.5% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of -14.6%. General caste population has decreased by -21.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.7%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -6.7% and child population has decreased by -23% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhilakhedi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -14.6% -21.1% -2.7% -6.7% -23%
Male -14.6% -19.5% -5.7% -9% -21.2%
Female -14.5% -22.8% 0.8% -4.4% -25.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 897 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 866, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 1016. There are 865 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhilakhedi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 1 -37 60 49 -45
2011 897 866 936 1016 865
2001 896 903 876 967 910

Literacy

Total 7898 people in the census town are literate, among them 4370 are male and 3528 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhilakhedi is 91%. 96% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhilakhedi

Total Male Female
Change 0.4% -0.8% 1.8%
2011 91.4% 96.1% 86.1%
2001 91% 96.9% 84.3%

Workers profile

Bhilakhedi has 28% (2699) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 8% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhilakhedi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28.3% 24.7% 3.6% 71.7%
Male 46.6% 41.1% 5.5% 53.4%
Female 7.9% 6.5% 1.4% 92.1%