Bhimtal (NP) Nagar Panchayat, with population of 7722 is Nainital sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Nainital sub district of Nainital district in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Bhimtal (NP) nagar panchayat is 4 km2. Population density of the city is 1955 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Bhimtal Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 1841 and Bhimtal Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 671.

Nearest railway station is Kathgodam which is 24 km far from here. Nainital is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 22 km. District head quarter of the city is Nainital which is 22 km away. Dehradun is the state head quarter of the city and is 346 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1296.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to -1.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 7722 people, among them 4157 (54%) are male and 3565 (46%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 26% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhimtal (NP) nagar panchayat is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1671 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhimtal (NP)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,722 5,642 1,989 91 852
Male 4,157 3,085 1,019 53 453
Female 3,565 2,557 970 38 399

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 880 in Muslims are 633.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhimtal (NP)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,722 7,008 632 49 23 0 6 0 4
Male 4,157 3,728 387 19 18 0 1 0 4
Female 3,565 3,280 245 30 5 0 5 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 31.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5874. Female population growth rate of the city is 32.5% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 30.6%. General caste population has increased by 27.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 225% and child population has increased by 15.4% in the city since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.5% 27.8% 38.8% 225% 15.4%
Male 30.6% 27.3% 36.6% 307.7% 15%
Female 32.5% 28.6% 41.2% 153.3% 16%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 858 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 829, in schedule caste is 952 and in schedule tribe is 717. There are 881 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 8 31 -437 8
2011 858 829 952 717 881
2001 845 821 921 1154 873

Literacy

Total 6435 people in the city are literate, among them 3529 are male and 2906 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhimtal (NP) is 94%. 95% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

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

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 4.0% 6.9%
2011 93.7% 95.3% 91.8%
2001 88.4% 91.3% 84.9%

Workers profile

Bhimtal (NP) has 36% (2815) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 24% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhimtal (NP)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.5% 30.5% 6% 63.5%
Male 46.7% 43.5% 3.2% 53.3%
Female 24.5% 15.2% 9.3% 75.5%