Bijapur District, with population of about 2.6 lakh is Chhattisgarh's the 2nd least populous district, located in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Bijapur district is 8530 km2 and it is the 5th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 30 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Bhairamgarh is the most populous sub district with population of about 84 thousand and Bhopalpattnam is the least populous sub district with population of about 49 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 2.6 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (50%) are female. 16% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 80% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bijapur district is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 55 thousand households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 2.3 lakh) live in Bijapur District rural part and 12% (about 30 thousand) population live in the Bijapur District urban part. Rural population density of Bijapur district is 27 and urban population density is 364 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bijapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 255,230 40,919 10,122 204,189 42,495
Male 128,663 21,999 5,145 101,519 21,488
Female 126,567 18,920 4,977 102,670 21,007

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bijapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Bhairamgarh 83706 Gangaloor 5454 Bijapur 16129
Bijapur 66448 Aawapalli 4166 Bhairamgarh 9026
Usur 55686 Madded 3516 Bhopalpattanam 4445
Bhopalpattnam 49390 Nelasnar 3090
Naimed 2866
Kutru 2389
Murdanda 2273
Toynar 2188
Usur 1981
Jangla 1968

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district all other religious communities contribute 4% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 988

Religion wise population 2011 - Bijapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 255,230 245,151 1,617 2,709 68 1,649 15 3,793 228
Male 128,663 123,322 903 1,435 54 816 6 2,005 122
Female 126,567 121,829 714 1,274 14 833 9 1,788 106

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -64.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -65.1% which is -1.1% lower than male population growth rate of -64%. General caste population has decreased by -68.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -58.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -63.9% and child population has decreased by -68.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -64.5% -68.6% -58.1% -63.9% -68.1%
Male -64% -67.2% -57.6% -63.4% -67.5%
Female -65.1% -70.1% -58.6% -64.3% -68.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 860, in schedule caste is 967 and in schedule tribe is 1011. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -32 -83 -22 -24 -36
2011 984 860 967 1011 978
2001 1016 943 989 1035 1014

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bijapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Bhairamgarh 1001 Halbatumirguda 2077 Bhopalpattanam 1079
Bhopalpattnam 998 Bakeli 1767 Bhairamgarh 1054
Usur 977 Tamodi 1714 Bijapur 836
Bijapur 957 Kondamosam 1658
Chintanpalli 1595
Musli 1526
Jaramongiya 1500
Kodka 1500
Dudepalli 1461
Mandimarka 1461

Literacy

Total about 87 thousand people in the district are literate, among them about 54 thousand are male and about 33 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bijapur is 41%. 50% of male and 31% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bijapur

Total Male Female
Change 10.7% 10.7% 10.4%
2011 40.9% 50.5% 31.1%
2001 30.2% 39.8% 20.7%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bijapur

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Bhopalpattnam 58 Marwada 100 Bhopalpattanam 86
Bijapur 46 Pamalwaya 100 Bijapur 80
Bhairamgarh 32 Adawalli 98 Bhairamgarh 58
Usur 31 Ponodwaya 98
Pegdapalli(Basaguda) 91
Annapur 88
Aawapalli 82
Metlacheru 81
Redeepalli 81
Kutru 80

Workers profile

Bijapur has 53% (about 1.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 50% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bijapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 52.7% 27.2% 25.5% 47.3%
Male 55.6% 34.8% 20.8% 44.4%
Female 49.7% 19.4% 30.3% 50.3%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bijapur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Murdanda 50 Bhairamgarh 36
Gangaloor 45.7 Bijapur 32.2
Toynar 44.3 Bhopalpattanam 13.2
Adepalli 43.8
Dareli 40.3
Tekmetla 38.3
Kerpe 36.6
Chuchkonta 33.9
Belnar 32.5
Jidpalli 30.4