Bemetara Municipality, with population of about 29 thousand is Bemetara sub district's only municipality located in Bemetara sub district of Durg district in the state Chhattisgarh in India. Total geographical area of Bemetara municipality is 12 km2. Population density of the city is 2414 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Bemetara Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 2273 and Bemetara Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 845.

Nearest railway station is Tilda which is 38 km far from here. Bemetara is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Durg which is 75 km away. Raipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 70 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1251 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 12°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (50%) are male and about 14 thousand (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bemetara municipality is 13%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 5800 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bemetara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,536 25,254 2,398 884 3,821
Male 14,280 12,684 1,162 434 1,918
Female 14,256 12,570 1,236 450 1,903

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 Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1002 in Muslims are 955 and in Sikhs are 963.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bemetara

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,536 26,384 1,181 90 740 55 47 25 14
Male 14,280 13,179 604 44 377 32 21 15 8
Female 14,256 13,205 577 46 363 23 26 10 6

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 22.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 24.1% which is 3.4% higher than male population growth rate of 20.7%. General caste population has increased by 20.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 49.8% and child population has increased by 9.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Bemetara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.4% 20.9% 30.8% 49.8% 9.5%
Male 20.7% 19.5% 25.9% 48.1% 9.6%
Female 24.1% 22.3% 35.8% 51.5% 9.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1064 and in schedule tribe is 1037. There are 992 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Bemetara

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 22 78 23 -1
2011 998 991 1064 1037 992
2001 971 969 986 1014 993

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 9078 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bemetara is 81%. 88% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Bemetara

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 1.3% 6.0%
2011 81% 88.4% 73.5%
2001 77.4% 87.1% 67.5%

Workers profile

Bemetara has 38% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 22% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bemetara

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.3% 34.1% 4.2% 61.7%
Male 54.1% 50.3% 3.8% 45.9%
Female 22.4% 17.8% 4.6% 77.6%