Bhiwapur Tahsil, with population of about 82 thousand is Nagpur district's the least populous sub district, located in Nagpur district of the state Maharashtra in India. There are 109 villages in the sub district, among them Bhiwapur is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and Gohodli is the least populous village with population of 2. Bhiwapur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 19 km2 and Welwa is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 82 thousand people, among them about 41 thousand (50%) are male and about 41 thousand (50%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 17% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhiwapur tahsil is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Bhiwapur tahsil live in the Bhiwapur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhiwapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 81,519 51,253 16,468 13,798 8,521
Male 40,978 25,786 8,314 6,878 4,324
Female 40,541 25,467 8,154 6,920 4,197

Most populated Villages in Bhiwapur

Villages
Name Population
Bhiwapur 14268
Nand 4561
Tas 2593
Besur 2209
Kargaon 1868
Mangrud 1761
Malewada 1759
Mahalgaon 1624
Mandwa 1614
Jaoli 1571

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 17% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 993 in Buddhists are 975 and in Muslims are 969.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhiwapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 81,519 65,647 876 82 126 14,262 18 150 358
Male 40,978 32,941 445 41 59 7,221 10 76 185
Female 40,541 32,706 431 41 67 7,041 8 74 173

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 83 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -0.7% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of -3.2%. General caste population has decreased by -1.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -7.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.4% and child population has decreased by -23.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bhiwapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2% -1.1% -7.9% 2.4% -23.8%
Male -3.2% -2.5% -8.4% 1% -24.2%
Female -0.7% 0.5% -7.5% 3.8% -23.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 989 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 1006. There are 971 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bhiwapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 30 10 27 11
2011 989 988 981 1006 971
2001 964 958 971 979 960

Villages with highest sex ratio in Bhiwapur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Jawrabodi 1272
Jambhurda 1200
Bhowari 1200
Gardapar 1188
Sawargaon 1139
Somanala 1133
Welwa 1125
Pendhari 1125
Saleshahari 1123
Pullar 1111

Literacy

Total about 57 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 32 thousand are male and about 26 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhiwapur is 79%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bhiwapur

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 6.0% 11.6%
2011 78.8% 86% 71.5%
2001 70.1% 80% 59.9%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Bhiwapur

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Yedsambha 100
Zilbodi 89
Khandalzari 89
Tidkepar 88
Dhamangaon 87
Jambhurda 86
Medha 86
Murharpur 85
Wasi 85
Dhaparla 84

Workers profile

Bhiwapur has 55% (about 45 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 49% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhiwapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55% 47.5% 7.5% 45%
Male 61% 54.8% 6.2% 39%
Female 49% 40.1% 8.9% 51%

Biggest Villages in Bhiwapur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Bhiwapur 19.2
Mankapur 16.3
Ranmangli 12.3
Polgaon 12.3
Mandwa 11.5
Malewada 10.8
Kargaon 10.4
Besur 10.2
Pullar 9.5
Khandalzari 9.3