Bilaspur Tahsil, with population of about 6.4 lakh is Bilaspur district's the most populous sub district, located in Bilaspur district of the state Chhattisgarh in India. There are 84 villages in the sub district, among them Birkoni is the most populous village with population of 9014 and Pipra is the least populous village with population of 133. Birkoni is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 17 km2 and Hardidih is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 8 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Bilaspur Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Bilaspur Municipal Corporation; Tifra and Sirgitti Nagar Panchayats Lingiyadih, Deori, Mehmand and Koni Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 6.4 lakh people, among them about 3.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 3.1 lakh (49%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bilaspur tahsil is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.4 lakh households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 70% (about 4.5 lakh) live in Bilaspur Sub District urban part and 30% (about 1.9 lakh) population live in the Bilaspur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bilaspur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 644,928 485,367 115,011 44,550 84,623
Male 331,018 250,085 58,593 22,340 43,824
Female 313,910 235,282 56,418 22,210 40,799

Most populated Villages and Cities in Bilaspur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Birkoni 9014 Bilaspur 349107
Mopka 7438 Bilaspur 327163
Khamtarai 7071 Tifra 30465
Paunsara 6169 Lingiyadih 22209
Parsada 5878 Sirgitti 18428
Sendri 4805 Deori 17265
Selar 4736 Mehmand 8231
Fadahakhar 4651 Koni 7065
Nagoi 4282
Lakhram 4266

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 945 in Muslims are 957 and in Christians are 1103

Religion wise population 2011 - Bilaspur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 644,928 589,678 33,709 11,823 4,325 2,661 1,173 1,089 470
Male 331,018 303,211 17,226 5,623 2,250 1,358 581 542 227
Female 313,910 286,467 16,483 6,200 2,075 1,303 592 547 243

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 28.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 29.7% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 27.7%. General caste population has increased by 28.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26% and child population has increased by 11.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bilaspur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28.6% 28.3% 31.2% 26% 11.2%
Male 27.7% 27.4% 30.6% 23.2% 12.6%
Female 29.7% 29.2% 31.8% 28.9% 9.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 948 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 963 and in schedule tribe is 994. There are 931 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bilaspur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 13 8 44 -23
2011 948 941 963 994 931
2001 934 928 955 950 954

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bilaspur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Korbi 1108 Deori 974
Kadari 1084 Mehmand 960
Pipra 1078 Lingiyadih 959
Banka 1049 Koni 947
Bitkuli 1048 Sirgitti 944
Limha 1040 Bilaspur 943
Parsada 1039 Bilaspur 942
Bijaur 1039 Tifra 929
Pendarwa 1039
Chorhadeori 1023

Literacy

Total about 4.6 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.6 lakh are male and about 2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bilaspur is 83%. 90% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bilaspur

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 2.4% 9.3%
2011 82.5% 89.8% 75%
2001 77% 87.4% 65.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bilaspur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Pipra 88 Bilaspur 88
Korbi 83 Bilaspur 88
Chumkawa 83 Lingiyadih 85
Basiya 80 Koni 84
Parsahi 78 Deori 83
Bhandi 78 Sirgitti 81
Gidhauri 78 Tifra 80
Semri 77 Mehmand 74
Parsada 77
Beltara 77

Workers profile

Bilaspur has 37% (about 2.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 21% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bilaspur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.9% 30.4% 6.5% 63.1%
Male 52% 45.6% 6.4% 48%
Female 21% 14.4% 6.5% 79%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bilaspur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Birkoni 17.1 Bilaspur 48.5
Paunsara 16.2 Bilaspur 48.5
Mopka 13.9 Tifra 7.7
Beltara 9.7 Sirgitti 6.5
Selar 8.7 Mehmand 5.5
Sendri 8.5 Koni 4.4
Parsada 8.5 Lingiyadih 4.2
Singhri 7.9 Deori 1.8
Uchhbhatthi 7.6
Lakhram 7.3