Bopal Census Town, with population of about 38 thousand is Daskroi sub district's the most populous census town located in Daskroi sub district of Ahmadabad district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Bopal census town is 6 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6661 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Bopal Ward No 01 and the population of Bopal Ward No 01 is about 38 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Ahmadabad which is 13 km far from here. Daskroi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 18 km. District head quarter of the census town is Ahmadabad which is 13 km away. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 38 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 650 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 38 thousand people, among them about 20 thousand (52%) are male and about 18 thousand (48%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bopal census town is 10%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 8801 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bopal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37,635 35,996 1,291 348 3,844
Male 19,619 18,763 670 186 2,122
Female 18,016 17,233 621 162 1,722

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Jains 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 918 in Jains are 1000 and in Christians are 966.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bopal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 37,635 36,276 73 346 193 20 676 27 24
Male 19,619 18,917 43 176 103 11 338 15 16
Female 18,016 17,359 30 170 90 9 338 12 8

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 209% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 215.2% which is 11.7% higher than male population growth rate of 203.5%. General caste population has increased by 207.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 223.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 304.7% and child population has increased by 161.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bopal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 209% 207.8% 223.6% 304.7% 161.3%
Male 203.5% 202.5% 210.2% 295.7% 150.2%
Female 215.2% 213.7% 239.3% 315.4% 176.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 871. There are 811 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 76 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bopal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 32 80 41 76
2011 918 918 927 871 811
2001 884 886 847 830 735

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 17 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bopal is 94%. 96% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bopal

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 0.9% 9.0%
2011 94.2% 96.2% 92%
2001 89.4% 95.3% 83%

Workers profile

Bopal has 35% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 13% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bopal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.1% 32% 3% 64.9%
Male 55.7% 52.1% 3.6% 44.3%
Female 12.6% 10.1% 2.4% 87.4%