Bhilai Charoda Municipality, with population of about 98 thousand is Durg district's the most populous municipality located in Durg district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Bhilai Charoda municipality is 81 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the district. Population density of the city is 1216 persons per km2. There are 36 wards in the city, among them Bhilai Charoda Ward No 17 is the most populous ward with population of 5313 and Bhilai Charoda Ward No 24 is the least populous ward with population of 915.

Nearest railway station is Bhilai which is 10 km far from here. Patan is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 30 km. District head quarter of the city is Durg which is 18 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 22 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1027 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 29°C.

The city is divided into 3 parts, the parts are - Bhilai Charoda (Part 1), Bhilai Charoda (Part 2) and Bhilai Charoda (Part 3) Municipalities.

Demographics

The city is home to about 98 thousand people, among them about 50 thousand (51%) are male and about 48 thousand (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhilai Charoda municipality is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 21 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhilai Charoda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 98,008 98,008 15,420 5,640 11,874
Male 50,013 39,404 7,756 2,853 6,073
Female 47,995 37,544 7,664 2,787 5,801

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 960 in Muslims are 960 and in Christians are 990

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhilai Charoda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 98,008 90,615 3,657 1,423 531 947 718 61 56
Male 50,013 46,223 1,866 715 270 499 374 38 28
Female 47,995 44,392 1,791 708 261 448 344 23 28

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 988 and in schedule tribe is 977. There are 955 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 74 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 41 thousand are male and about 33 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhilai Charoda is 85%. 92% of male and 78% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Bhilai Charoda has 34% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 15% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhilai Charoda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.5% 31.3% 3.2% 65.5%
Male 53.1% 49.9% 3.2% 46.9%
Female 15% 11.9% 3.1% 85%