Bhachau Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Kachchh, Gujarat - Census 2011

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.

Population
39,532
Literacy
71.9%
Sex Ratio
825

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.

Bhachau Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhachau Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 6,236 3,270 2,966
Literacy 71.9% 68.9% 50.5%
Scheduled Caste 3,779 1,953 1,826
Scheduled Tribe 521 265 256
Illiterate 15,578 6,728 8,850

Caste-wise Population - Bhachau

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Bhachau.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,779 1,953 1,826
Schedule Tribe 521 265 256

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 32,500 (82.21%) 18,086 14,414
Muslim 5,845 (14.79%) 3,011 2,834
Christian 69 (0.17%) 31 38
Sikh 39 (0.1%) 21 18
Buddhist 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Jain 1,060 (2.68%) 498 562
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 17 (0.04%) 13 4

Literacy Rate - Bhachau

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.

  Bhachau Gujarat
Female 60.52% 69.68%
Male 81.2% 85.75%
Total 71.94% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Bhachau

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 12,652 11,488 1,164
Cultivators 488 450 38
Agriculture Labourer 516 413 103
Household Industries 165 145 20
Other Workers 11,483 10,480 1,003
Marginal Workers 1,061 295 766
Non Working 25,819 9,878 15,941

Bhachau Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Bhachau, Kachchh, Gujarat


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