Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 7.1 lakh is Bhiwandi sub district's only municipal corporation located in Bhiwandi sub district of Thane district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Bhiwandi Nizampur municipal corporation is 26 km2. Population density of the city is 26871 persons per km2. There are 84 wards in the city, among them Bhiwandi Nizampur Ward No 09 is the most populous ward with population of about 14 thousand and Bhiwandi Nizampur Ward No 73 is the least populous ward with population of 3787.

Nearest railway station is Bhiwandi Road which is within the city. Bhiwandi Nizampur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Thane which is 17 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the city and is 53 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1851.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12.3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 7.1 lakh people, among them about 4.2 lakh (59%) are male and about 2.9 lakh (41%) 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 Bhiwandi Nizampur municipal corporation is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.4 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhiwandi Nizampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 709,665 679,667 21,820 8,178 91,825
Male 415,339 398,402 12,225 4,712 47,235
Female 294,326 281,265 9,595 3,466 44,590

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 56% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 39% of the total population and Jains 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 Muslims are 746 in Hindus are 637 and in Jains are 958

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhiwandi Nizampur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 709,665 279,199 397,497 1,623 350 10,973 18,911 235 877
Male 415,339 170,505 227,622 925 203 5,746 9,656 120 562
Female 294,326 108,694 169,875 698 147 5,227 9,255 115 315

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 18.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 27.3% which is 14.3% higher than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 154.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 108% and child population has increased by 6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhiwandi Nizampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.5% 15.9% 154.8% 108% 6%
Male 13% 10.6% 131.2% 120.8% 5.7%
Female 27.3% 24.4% 193% 92.9% 6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 709 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 706, in schedule caste is 785 and in schedule tribe is 736. There are 944 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 80 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhiwandi Nizampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 80 78 166 -106 6
2011 709 706 785 736 944
2001 629 628 619 842 938

Literacy

Total about 4.9 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 3 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhiwandi Nizampur is 79%. 82% of male and 76% 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 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhiwandi Nizampur

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 1.4% 8.0%
2011 79.5% 82% 75.7%
2001 75.8% 80.6% 67.7%

Workers profile

Bhiwandi Nizampur has 41% (about 2.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 11% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhiwandi Nizampur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.8% 37.9% 2.9% 59.2%
Male 62.2% 58.5% 3.6% 37.8%
Female 10.8% 8.8% 1.9% 89.2%