Bhavnagar District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Bhavnagar, a district of Gujarat has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Gujarat. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Bhavnagar District of Gujarat.

In 2011, Bhavnagar had population of 2,880,365 of which male and female were 1,490,201 and 1,390,164 respectively. In 2001 census, Bhavnagar had a population of 2,469,630 of which males were 1,274,920 and remaining 1,194,710 were females. Bhavnagar District population constituted 4.77 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Bhavnagar District was at 4.87 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 16.63 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Bhavnagar District recorded increase of 19.31 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Bhavnagar Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,880,365 2,469,630
Male 1,490,201 1,274,920
Female 1,390,164 1,194,710
Population Growth 16.63% 19.31%
Area Sq. Km 10,034 10,034
Density/km2 287 247
Proportion to Gujarat Population 4.77% 4.87%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 933 937
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 891 881
Average Literacy 75.52 66.20
Male Literacy 84.39 78.02
Female Literacy 66.08 53.73
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 381,470 401,780
Male Population (0-6 Age) 201,720 213,597
Female Population (0-6 Age) 179,750 188,183
Literates 1,887,255 1,368,920
Male Literates 1,087,371 828,080
Female Literates 799,884 540,840
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.24% 16.27%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.54% 16.75%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.93% 15.75%

Bhavnagar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Bhavnagar district for 2011 is 287 people per sq. km. In 2001, Bhavnagar district density was at 247 people per sq. km. Bhavnagar district administers 10,034 square kilometers of areas.

Bhavnagar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Bhavnagar in 2011 were 75.52 compared to 66.20 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 84.39 and 66.08 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 78.02 and 53.73 in Bhavnagar District. Total literate in Bhavnagar District were 1,887,255 of which male and female were 1,087,371 and 799,884 respectively. In 2001, Bhavnagar District had 1,368,920 in its district.

Bhavnagar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Bhavnagar, it stood at 933 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 937. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 891 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 881 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Bhavnagar Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Bhavnagar. There were total 381,470 children under age of 0-6 against 401,780 of 2001 census. Of total 381,470 male and female were 201,720 and 179,750 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 891 compared to 881 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 13.24 percent of Bhavnagar District compared to 16.27 percent of 2001. There was net change of -3.03 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Bhavnagar Houseless Census

In 2011, total 582 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 2,153. This approx 0.07% of total population of Bhavnagar district.

Bhavnagar Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,632,574 91.40 %
Muslims 212,863 7.39 %
Christian 3,457 0.12 %
Sikh 1,410 0.05 %
Buddhist 445 0.02 %
Jain 26,974 0.94 %
Others 127 0.00 %
Not Stated 2,515 0.09 %

Bhavnagar Population 2015

What is the population of Bhavnagar in 2015? The fact is, last census for Bhavnagar district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Bhavnagar district situated in Gujarat. As per 2011, Bhavnagar population is 2,880,365

Bhavnagar District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Bhavnagar population for 2011 census, 41.05 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,182,401 people lives in urban areas of which males are 621,368 and females are 561,033. Sex Ratio in urban region of Bhavnagar district is 903 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Bhavnagar district was 865 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 140,242 of which males and females were 75,188 and 65,054. This child population figure of Bhavnagar district is 12.10 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Bhavnagar district as per census 2011 is 82.26 % of which males and females are 88.31 % and 75.60 % literates respectively. In actual number 857,319 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 482,345 and 374,974 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 58.95 % population of Bhavnagar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Bhavnagar district population living in rural areas is 1,697,964 of which males and females are 868,833 and 829,131 respectively. In rural areas of Bhavnagar district, sex ratio is 954 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Bhavnagar district is considered, figure is 906 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 241,228 in rural areas of which males were 126,532 and females were 114,696. The child population comprises 14.56 % of total rural population of Bhavnagar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Bhavnagar district is 70.70 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 81.51 and 59.47 percent respectively. In total, 1,029,936 people were literate of which males and females were 605,026 and 424,910 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 58.95 % 41.05 %
Total Population 1,697,964 1,182,401
Male Population 868,833 621,368
Female Population 829,131 561,033
Sex Ratio 954 903
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 906 865
Child Population (0-6) 241,228 140,242
Male Child(0-6) 126,532 75,188
Female Child(0-6) 114,696 65,054
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.21 % 11.86 %
Male Child Percentage 14.56 % 12.10 %
Female Child Percentage 13.83 % 11.60 %
Literates 1,029,936 857,319
Male Literates 605,026 482,345
Female Literates 424,910 374,974
Average Literacy 70.70 % 82.26 %
Male Literacy 81.51 % 88.31 %
Female Literacy 59.47 % 75.60 %

City/Metros in Bhavnagar District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Bhavnagar (Urban Agglomeration) 605,882 315,429 290,453
Cities inside Bhavnagar District Population Male Female
Bhavnagar (Municipal Corporation) 593,368 308,892 284,476
Botad (Municipality) 130,327 67,675 62,652

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