Badrinathpuri (NP) Nagar Panchayat, with population of 2438 is Joshimath sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Joshimath sub district of Chamoli district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Badrinathpuri (NP) nagar panchayat is 2 km2. Population density of the city is 1213 persons per km2. There are 2 wards in the city, among them Badrinathpuri Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 1220 and Badrinathpuri Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 1218.

Nearest railway station is Rishikesh which is 127 km far from here. Joshimath is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 44 km. District head quarter of the city is Gopeshwar which is 111 km away. Dehradun is the state head quarter of the city and is 344 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1208.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 34.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 1.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 2438 people, among them 2054 (84%) are male and 384 (16%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Badrinathpuri (NP) nagar panchayat is 3%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 850 households in the city and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Badrinathpuri (NP)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,438 2,303 113 22 68
Male 2,054 1,962 78 14 36
Female 384 341 35 8 32

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 188 in Muslims are 0.

Religion wise population 2011 - Badrinathpuri (NP)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,438 2,384 33 0 3 9 2 0 7
Male 2,054 2,006 33 0 3 5 1 0 6
Female 384 378 0 0 0 4 1 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 44.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1682. Female population growth rate of the city is -16.2% which is -84% lower than male population growth rate of 67.8%. General caste population has increased by 44%; Schedule caste population has increased by 61.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.2% and child population has decreased by -53.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Badrinathpuri (NP)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44.9% 44% 61.4% 69.2% -53.4%
Male 67.8% 67.5% 69.6% 100% -53.2%
Female -16.2% -20.3% 45.8% 33.3% -53.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 187 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 174, in schedule caste is 449 and in schedule tribe is 571. There are 889 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 187 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Badrinathpuri (NP)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -187 -191 -73 -286 -7
2011 187 174 449 571 889
2001 374 365 522 857 896

Literacy

Total 2265 people in the city are literate, among them 1959 are male and 306 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Badrinathpuri (NP) is 96%. 97% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Badrinathpuri (NP)

Total Male Female
Change 1.1% -0.8% 2.6%
2011 95.6% 97.1% 86.9%
2001 94.5% 97.9% 84.3%

Workers profile

Badrinathpuri (NP) has 89% (2178) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 91% male and 80% female population are working population. 87% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 53% of total female population are main and 28% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Badrinathpuri (NP)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 89.3% 81.4% 7.9% 10.7%
Male 91% 86.8% 4.2% 9%
Female 80.2% 52.6% 27.6% 19.8%