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

Bhuj is a Municipality + Outgrowth city situated in Bhuj taluka of Kachchh district. The Bhuj city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 33,402 families residing in the Bhuj city. The total population of Bhuj is 148,834 out of which 78,813 are males and 70,021 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Bhuj is 888.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhuj city is 17280 which is 12% of the total population. There are 9089 male children and 8191 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhuj is 901 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (888).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Bhuj is 86.4%. Thus Bhuj has higher literacy rate compared to 70.6% of Kachchh district. The male literacy rate is 90.72% and the female literacy rate is 81.6% in Bhuj.

Population
148,834
Literacy
86.4%
Sex Ratio
888

Bhuj Municipality + Outgrowth has total administration over 33,402 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality + Outgrowth limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Bhuj Municipality + Outgrowth

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

Total Male Female
Children 17,280 9,089 8,191
Literacy 86.4% 80.3% 72.1%
Scheduled Caste 8,495 4,417 4,078
Scheduled Tribe 2,838 1,472 1,366
Illiterate 35,122 15,556 19,566

Caste-wise Population - Bhuj

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Bhuj.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 8,495 4,417 4,078
Schedule Tribe 2,838 1,472 1,366

Religion-wise Population - Bhuj

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Bhuj is 102,123 which is 68.62% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Bhuj is 38,162 which is 25.64% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Bhuj as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 102,123 (68.62%) 54,774 47,349
Muslim 38,162 (25.64%) 19,556 18,606
Christian 667 (0.45%) 383 284
Sikh 874 (0.59%) 558 316
Buddhist 109 (0.07%) 62 47
Jain 5,981 (4.02%) 2,989 2,992
Other Religion 7 (0%) 4 3
No Religion Specified 911 (0.61%) 487 424

Literacy Rate - Bhuj

The total literacy rate of Bhuj was 86.44% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 113,712 literates, males were 63,257 while females were 50,455. Also the male literacy rate was 90.72% and the female literacy rate was 81.6% in Bhuj.

  Bhuj Gujarat
Female 81.6% 69.68%
Male 90.72% 85.75%
Total 86.44% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Bhuj

The Sex Ratio of Bhuj is 888. Thus per every 1000 men there were 888 females in Bhuj. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 901 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 888 ) of Bhuj.


Child Population - Bhuj

According to Census 2011, there were 17,280 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhuj. Out of which 9,089 were male while 8,191 were female.


Working Population - Bhuj

In Bhuj Municipality + Outgrowth out of total population, 56,090 were engaged in work activities. 88.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,090 workers engaged in Main Work, 334 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 424 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 49,411 42,873 6,538
Cultivators 334 251 83
Agriculture Labourer 424 347 77
Household Industries 749 350 399
Other Workers 47,904 41,925 5,979
Marginal Workers 6,679 3,818 2,861
Non Working 92,744 32,122 60,622

Bhuj Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Bhuj is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 11,509 65.4% 975
2 Ward No - 2 9,680 59.3% 948
3 Ward No - 3 5,148 47.9% 915
4 Ward No - 4 5,917 77% 982
5 Ward No - 5 8,773 79.9% 980
6 Ward No - 6 14,302 83% 1,007
7 Ward No - 7 8,313 57.5% 943
8 Ward No - 8 5,502 86.6% 960
9 Ward No - 9 8,323 88.4% 1,005
10 Ward No - 10 8,440 74.1% 953
11 Ward No - 11 5,701 79.6% 973
12 Ward No - 12 6,257 86.2% 956
13 Ward No - 13 27,861 83.5% 901
14 Ward No - 14 17,560 80.8% 516
15 Ward No - 15 5,548 72.2% 914

Map of Bhuj, Kachchh, Gujarat


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