Bhopal District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Bhopal had population of 2,371,061 of which male and female were 1,236,130 and 1,134,931 respectively. In 2001 census, Bhopal had a population of 1,843,510 of which males were 972,649 and remaining 870,861 were females. Bhopal District population constituted 3.26 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Bhopal District was at 3.05 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 28.62 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Bhopal District recorded increase of 36.40 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Bhopal Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,371,061 1,843,510
Male 1,236,130 972,649
Female 1,134,931 870,861
Population Growth 28.62% 36.40%
Area Sq. Km 2,772 2,772
Density/km2 855 665
Proportion to Madhya Pradesh Population 3.26% 3.05%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 918 895
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 920 925
Average Literacy 80.37 74.61
Male Literacy 85.42 81.94
Female Literacy 74.87 66.37
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 304,713 288,916
Male Population (0-6 Age) 158,721 150,098
Female Population (0-6 Age) 145,992 138,818
Literates 1,660,690 1,159,823
Male Literates 920,314 673,981
Female Literates 740,376 485,842
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.85% 15.67%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.84% 15.43%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.86% 15.94%

Bhopal District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Bhopal district for 2011 is 855 people per sq. km. In 2001, Bhopal district density was at 665 people per sq. km. Bhopal district administers 2,772 square kilometers of areas.

Bhopal Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Bhopal in 2011 were 80.37 compared to 74.61 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 85.42 and 74.87 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 81.94 and 66.37 in Bhopal District. Total literate in Bhopal District were 1,660,690 of which male and female were 920,314 and 740,376 respectively. In 2001, Bhopal District had 1,159,823 in its district.

Bhopal Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Bhopal, it stood at 918 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 895. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 920 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 925 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Bhopal Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Bhopal. There were total 304,713 children under age of 0-6 against 288,916 of 2001 census. Of total 304,713 male and female were 158,721 and 145,992 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 920 compared to 925 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.85 percent of Bhopal District compared to 15.67 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.82 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Bhopal Houseless Census

In 2011, total 3,066 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 9,281. This approx 0.39% of total population of Bhopal district.

Bhopal Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,755,861 74.05 %
Muslims 525,434 22.16 %
Christian 23,432 0.99 %
Sikh 10,789 0.46 %
Buddhist 21,688 0.91 %
Jain 25,950 1.09 %
Others 335 0.01 %
Not Stated 7,572 0.32 %

Bhopal Population 2015

What is the population of Bhopal in 2015? The fact is, last census for Bhopal district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Bhopal district situated in Madhya Pradesh. As per 2011, Bhopal population is 2,371,061

Bhopal District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Bhopal population for 2011 census, 80.85 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,917,051 people lives in urban areas of which males are 998,105 and females are 918,946. Sex Ratio in urban region of Bhopal district is 921 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Bhopal district was 918 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 231,550 of which males and females were 120,731 and 110,819. This child population figure of Bhopal district is 12.10 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Bhopal district as per census 2011 is 83.41 % of which males and females are 87.44 % and 79.04 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,405,880 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 767,170 and 638,710 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 19.15 % population of Bhopal districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Bhopal district population living in rural areas is 454,010 of which males and females are 238,025 and 215,985 respectively. In rural areas of Bhopal district, sex ratio is 907 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Bhopal district is considered, figure is 926 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 73,163 in rural areas of which males were 37,990 and females were 35,173. The child population comprises 15.96 % of total rural population of Bhopal district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Bhopal district is 66.91 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 76.56 and 56.23 percent respectively. In total, 254,810 people were literate of which males and females were 153,144 and 101,666 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 19.15 % 80.85 %
Total Population 454,010 1,917,051
Male Population 238,025 998,105
Female Population 215,985 918,946
Sex Ratio 907 921
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 926 918
Child Population (0-6) 73,163 231,550
Male Child(0-6) 37,990 120,731
Female Child(0-6) 35,173 110,819
Child Percentage (0-6) 16.11 % 12.08 %
Male Child Percentage 15.96 % 12.10 %
Female Child Percentage 16.28 % 12.06 %
Literates 254,810 1,405,880
Male Literates 153,144 767,170
Female Literates 101,666 638,710
Average Literacy 66.91 % 83.41 %
Male Literacy 76.56 % 87.44 %
Female Literacy 56.23 % 79.04 %

City/Metros in Bhopal District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Bhopal (Urban Agglomeration) 1,886,100 981,860 904,240
Cities inside Bhopal District Population Male Female
Bhopal (Municipal Corporation) 1,798,218 936,168 862,050

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