Bhachau is a Municipality city situated in Bhachau taluka of Kachchh district. The Bhachau city is divided into 9 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 8,647 families residing in the Bhachau city. The total population of Bhachau is 39,532 out of which 21,661 are males and 17,871 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Bhachau is 825.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhachau city is 6236 which is 16% of the total population. There are 3270 male children and 2966 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhachau is 907 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (825).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Bhachau is 71.9%. Thus Bhachau has higher literacy rate compared to 70.6% of Kachchh district. The male literacy rate is 81.2% and the female literacy rate is 60.52% in Bhachau.
Bhachau Municipality has total administration over 8,647 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhachau Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Bhachau.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Bhachau is 32,500 which is 82.21% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Bhachau is 5,845 which is 14.79% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Bhachau as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||17||(0.04%)||13||4|
The total literacy rate of Bhachau was 71.94% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 23,954 literates, males were 14,933 while females were 9,021. Also the male literacy rate was 81.2% and the female literacy rate was 60.52% in Bhachau.
The Sex Ratio of Bhachau is 825. Thus per every 1000 men there were 825 females in Bhachau. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 907 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 825 ) of Bhachau.
According to Census 2011, there were 6,236 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhachau. Out of which 3,270 were male while 2,966 were female.
In Bhachau Municipality out of total population, 13,713 were engaged in work activities. 92.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 13,713 workers engaged in Main Work, 488 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 516 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Bhachau is further divided into 9 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||4,384||61.1%||920|
|2||Ward No - 2||4,567||65.5%||742|
|3||Ward No - 3||2,492||69.2%||831|
|4||Ward No - 4||5,490||58.5%||887|
|5||Ward No - 5||2,708||74.4%||890|
|6||Ward No - 6||7,965||69.9%||741|
|7||Ward No - 7||3,431||43.7%||772|
|8||Ward No - 8||3,911||64.2%||881|
|9||Ward No - 9||4,584||38.2%||861|