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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhuj Municipality + Outgrowth.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||911||(0.61%)||487||424|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|