The population of the district has increased by 12.0 percent during 2001-2011.
The population of the district constitutes 5.56 percent of the state population and rank 10thin position.
Bilaspur district ranks 4th position in terms of literacy slightly above the state literacy rate is 82.8.
The District occupies 5th position among the districts in registering sex ratio of 981 Females per thousand males as against the state’s average of 972 Females.
Naina Devi and Shah Talai are the famous pilgrimage centers and attract lakhs of pilgrims from neighbouring states
Bhakra Dam, the highest straight gravity dam in the world is located in Naina Devi tehsil.
Govind Sagar Lake occupies the predominant position amongst the places of tourist interest.
All the inhabited villages of the district are electrified and having bus able roads.
The economy of the district is mainly agrarian and the majority of the population in the districts is engaged in cultivation.