Bijapur City Municipal Council, with population of about 3.3 lakh is Bijapur sub district's only city municipal council located in Bijapur sub district of Bijapur district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Bijapur city municipal council is 99 km2. Population density of the city is 3316 persons per km2. There are 35 wards in the city, among them Bijapur Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of about 25 thousand and Bijapur Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 1607.

Nearest railway station is Bijapur which is within the city. Bijapur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bijapur. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the city and is 521 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 492.09 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 28°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.3 lakh people, among them about 1.7 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bijapur city municipal council is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 66 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bijapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 327,427 273,720 47,835 5,872 42,207
Male 165,177 138,088 24,184 2,905 21,962
Female 162,250 135,632 23,651 2,967 20,245

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 36% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 980 in Muslims are 981 and in Jains are 995.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bijapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 327,427 203,392 116,442 1,055 249 149 3,740 168 2,232
Male 165,177 102,724 58,781 458 129 80 1,875 77 1,053
Female 162,250 100,668 57,661 597 120 69 1,865 91 1,179

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 32.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 35.4% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 30.3%. General caste population has increased by 27.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 62.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 184.1% and child population has increased by 25.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32.8% 27.3% 62.6% 184.1% 25.7%
Male 30.3% 25% 59.2% 174.3% 24.7%
Female 35.4% 29.7% 66.3% 194.3% 26.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 982 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 982, in schedule caste is 978 and in schedule tribe is 1021. There are 922 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 36 42 69 14
2011 982 982 978 1021 922
2001 945 946 936 952 908

Literacy

Total about 2.4 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.3 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bijapur is 83%. 89% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 2.4% 7.8%
2011 83.2% 88.9% 77.5%
2001 78.3% 86.5% 69.7%

Workers profile

Bijapur has 33% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 15% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bijapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.8% 26.8% 5.9% 67.2%
Male 50.1% 42.6% 7.5% 49.9%
Female 15.1% 10.8% 4.3% 84.9%