Bhavra Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 11 thousand is Bhavra sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Bhavra sub district of Alirajpur district in the state Madhya Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Bhavra nagar panchayat is 22 km2. Population density of the city is 492 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Bhavra Ward No 15 is the most populous ward with population of 1216 and Bhavra Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 383.

Nearest railway station is Dahod which is 40 km far from here. Bhavra is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Alirajpur which is 36 km away. Bhopal is the state head quarter of the city and is 420 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 831 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5480 (50%) are male and 5488 (50%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 52% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhavra nagar panchayat is 17%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1986 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhavra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,968 4,775 488 5,705 1,867
Male 5,480 2,440 244 2,796 941
Female 5,488 2,335 244 2,909 926

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 25% 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 1013 in Muslims are 957 and in Christians are 1035.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhavra

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,968 8,028 2,705 116 7 0 105 1 6
Male 5,480 3,989 1,382 57 2 0 48 1 1
Female 5,488 4,039 1,323 59 5 0 57 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9263. Female population growth rate of the city is 20.3% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 16.5%. General caste population has increased by 18%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.5% and child population has increased by 5.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhavra

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.4% 18% 21.4% 18.5% 5.9%
Male 16.5% 16.5% 20.2% 16.3% 7.7%
Female 20.3% 19.5% 22.6% 20.8% 4.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 1040. There are 984 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 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhavra

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 24 20 39 -33
2011 1001 957 1000 1040 984
2001 970 933 980 1001 1017

Literacy

Total 6228 people in the city are literate, among them 3451 are male and 2777 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhavra is 68%. 76% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhavra

Total Male Female
Change 3.0% 0.7% 5.7%
2011 68.4% 76% 60.9%
2001 65.4% 75.3% 55.2%

Workers profile

Bhavra has 40% (4422) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 28% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhavra

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.3% 30.8% 9.5% 59.7%
Male 52.4% 46% 6.4% 47.6%
Female 28.3% 15.7% 12.6% 71.7%