Bilaspur Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 3.7 lakh is Bilaspur district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Bilaspur district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Bilaspur municipal corporation and out growth is 49 km2. Population density of the city is 7533 persons per km2. There are 64 wards in the city, among them Bilaspur Ward No 45 is the most populous ward with population of about 15 thousand and Bilaspur Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 658.

Nearest railway station is Bilaspur which is within the city. Bilaspur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bilaspur. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 114 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1105.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 47°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

The city is divided into 4 parts, the parts are - Bilaspur (Part 1) and Bilaspur (Part 2) Municipal Corporation and Out Growths Bilaspur (Part 1) and Bilaspur (Part 2) Municipal Corporations.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.7 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.8 lakh (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bilaspur municipal corporation and out growth is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 77 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bilaspur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 365,579 365,579 49,663 17,868 42,363
Male 188,342 153,710 25,543 9,089 22,335
Female 177,237 144,338 24,120 8,779 20,028

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 935 in Muslims are 960 and in Christians are 1089.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bilaspur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 365,579 320,180 28,433 10,365 3,651 1,417 1,112 138 283
Male 188,342 165,490 14,506 4,961 1,900 716 551 66 152
Female 177,237 154,690 13,927 5,404 1,751 701 561 72 131

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 941 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 939, in schedule caste is 944 and in schedule tribe is 966. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 2.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bilaspur is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Bilaspur has 34% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 15% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bilaspur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.4% 32% 2.4% 65.6%
Male 52.4% 49.5% 3% 47.6%
Female 15.2% 13.4% 1.7% 84.8%