Bilha Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh

Bilha Tehsil of Bilaspur district has total population of 156,766 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 79,275 are males while 77,491 are females. In 2011 there were total 33,546 families residing in Bilha Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Bilha Tehsil is 977.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.2% people lives in Urban areas while 81.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.8% while that in the rural areas is 65.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bilha Tehsil is 966 while that of Rural areas is 980.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bilha Tehsil is 24922 which is 16% of the total population. There are 12499 male children and 12423 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bilha Tehsil is 994 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Bilha Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Bilha Tehsil is 68.05%. The male literacy rate is 67.21% and the female literacy rate is 47.01% in Bilha Tehsil.

Population
156,766
Literacy
68.05%
Sex Ratio
977

To facilitate the administration, Bilha Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 88 villages.

Bilha Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bilha Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 24,922 12,499 12,423
Literacy 68.05% 67.21% 47.01%
Scheduled Caste 41,283 20,844 20,439
Scheduled Tribe 20,715 10,276 10,439
Illiterate 67,052 25,991 41,061

Caste-wise Population - Bilha Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.2% of total population in Bilha Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 41,283 20,844 20,439
Schedule Tribe 20,715 10,276 10,439

Religion-wise Population - Bilha Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 154,240 (98.39%) 78,001 76,239
Muslim 918 (0.59%) 462 456
Christian 288 (0.18%) 155 133
Sikh 345 (0.22%) 178 167
Buddhist 46 (0.03%) 27 19
Jain 9 (0.01%) 5 4
Other Religion 716 (0.46%) 348 368
No Religion Specified 204 (0.13%) 99 105

Literacy Rate - Bilha Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Bilha Tehsil in 2011 were 68.05% in which, male and female literacy were 79.8% and 55.99% respectively. Total literate in Bilha Tehsil were 89,714 of which male and female were 53,284 and 36,430 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bilha Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Bilha Tehsil is 977 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 977 females in Bilha Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 994 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Bilha Tehsil.


Child Population - Bilha Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 24,922 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bilha Tehsil. Out of which 24,922 were male while 24,922 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bilha Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,909 families under Bilha Tehsil living in urban areas while 5,909 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.2% of total population of Bilha Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 81.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,998 while that in rural region is 20,924.

Total Urban Rural
Population 156,766 28,529 128,237
Children (0 - 6 years) 24,922 3,998 20,924
Schedule Caste 41,283 5,131 36,152
Schedule Tribe 20,715 2,618 18,097
Literacy 68.05% 77.82% 65.81%
Sex Ratio 977 966 980

Working Population - Bilha Tehsil

In Bilha Tehsil out of total population, 71,321 were engaged in work activities. 66.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 71,321 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,168 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18,556 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 47,223 31,202 16,021
Cultivators 11,168 7,498 3,670
Agriculture Labourer 18,556 10,210 8,346
Household Industries 861 556 305
Other Workers 16,638 12,938 3,700
Marginal Workers 24,098 10,369 13,729
Non Working 85,445 37,704 47,741

Bilha Tehsil Map


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