Fulchur Census Town, with population of 5480 is Gondiya sub district's the least populous census town located in Gondiya sub district of Gondiya district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Fulchur census town is 5 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1218 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Fulchur Ward No 01 and the population of Fulchur Ward No 01 is 5480.

Nearest railway station is Gondiya which is 3 km far from here. Gondiya is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Gondiya which is 3 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 1001 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1362.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8.7°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5480 people, among them 2756 (50%) are male and 2724 (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Fulchur census town is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1167 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Fulchur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,480 4,818 394 268 617
Male 2,756 2,433 201 122 306
Female 2,724 2,385 193 146 311

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Buddhists which contribute 3% of the total population and Muslims 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 991 in Buddhists are 966 and in Muslims are 1167

Religion wise population 2011 - Fulchur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,480 5,078 130 4 8 171 5 9 75
Male 2,756 2,550 60 1 4 87 5 2 47
Female 2,724 2,528 70 3 4 84 0 7 28

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 15.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4747. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15.1% which is -0.6% lower than male population growth rate of 15.7%. General caste population has increased by 17.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.9% and child population has decreased by -11.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Fulchur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.4% 17.5% 0.5% 5.9% -11.7%
Male 15.7% 18.2% 1.5% -2.4% -15.9%
Female 15.1% 16.7% -0.5% 14.1% -7.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 960 and in schedule tribe is 1197. There are 1016 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Fulchur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -13 -20 173 96
2011 988 980 960 1197 1016
2001 994 993 980 1024 920

Literacy

Total 4291 people in the census town are literate, among them 2304 are male and 1987 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Fulchur is 88%. 94% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Fulchur

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 2.8% 12.2%
2011 88.2% 94% 82.3%
2001 80.6% 91.2% 70.1%

Workers profile

Fulchur has 37% (2031) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 18% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Fulchur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.1% 31% 6.1% 62.9%
Male 55.8% 48.7% 7.2% 44.2%
Female 18.1% 13.1% 5% 81.9%