Bhavnagar city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Bhavnagar Metropolitan Region. The Bhavnagar city is located in Gujarat state of India.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Bhavnagar in 2011 is 593,368; of which male and female are 308,892 and 284,476 respectively. Although Bhavnagar city has population of 593,368; its urban / metropolitan population is 605,882 of which 315,429 are males and 290,453 are females.
Bhavnagar Population 2022 - 2023
The current estimate population of Bhavnagar city in 2023 is
, while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Bhavnagar city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Bhavnagar city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Bhavnagar city, we will update the same here in 2023.
Bhavnagar Literacy Rate
In education section, total literates in Bhavnagar city are 446,905 of which 246,326 are males while 200,579 are females. Average literacy rate of Bhavnagar city is 84.70 percent of which male and female literacy was 90.15 and 78.85 percent.
Bhavnagar Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of Bhavnagar city is 921 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 844 per 1000 boys.
Bhavnagar Child Population
Total children (0-6) in Bhavnagar city are 65,741 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 35,642 boys while 30,099 are girls. The child forms 11.08 % of total population of Bhavnagar City.
Total no. of Slums in Bhavnagar city & its Out Growth numbers 12,119 in which population of 61,632 resides. This is around 10.17% of total population of Bhavnagar city & its outgrowth which is 605,882.
Bhavnagar City Population 2011
City + Out Growths
Average Literacy (%)
Hinduism is majority religion in Bhavnagar city with 84.58 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Bhavnagar with approximately 12.21 % following it.
In Bhavnagar city, Christinity is followed by 0.25 %, Jainism by 2.64 %, Sikhism by 0.13 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.15 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Bhavnagar Metropolitan Region
Bhavnagar city comes under Bhavnagar Metropolitan area.