Gandhidham Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kachchh district, Gujarat

Gandhidham Taluka of Kachchh district has total population of 327,166 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 174,343 are males while 152,823 are females. In 2011 there were total 71,447 families residing in Gandhidham Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Gandhidham Taluka is 877.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 88.1% people lives in Urban areas while 11.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.8% while that in the rural areas is 63.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gandhidham Taluka is 873 while that of Rural areas is 906.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gandhidham Taluka is 45533 which is 14% of the total population. There are 23935 male children and 21598 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gandhidham Taluka is 902 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 877 ) of Gandhidham Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Gandhidham Taluka is 77.92%. The male literacy rate is 73.25% and the female literacy rate is 60.02% in Gandhidham Taluka.

Population
327,166
Literacy
77.92%
Sex Ratio
877

To facilitate the administration, Gandhidham Taluka is further divided into 4 towns and 6 villages.

Gandhidham Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gandhidham Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 45,533 23,935 21,598
Literacy 77.92% 73.25% 60.02%
Scheduled Caste 58,783 30,539 28,244
Scheduled Tribe 5,963 3,182 2,781
Illiterate 107,721 46,630 61,091

Caste-wise Population - Gandhidham Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Gandhidham Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 58,783 30,539 28,244
Schedule Tribe 5,963 3,182 2,781

Religion-wise Population - Gandhidham Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 281,860 (86.15%) 150,689 131,171
Muslim 36,355 (11.11%) 18,987 17,368
Christian 3,368 (1.03%) 1,732 1,636
Sikh 1,597 (0.49%) 880 717
Buddhist 196 (0.06%) 99 97
Jain 3,185 (0.97%) 1,585 1,600
Other Religion 55 (0.02%) 29 26
No Religion Specified 550 (0.17%) 342 208

Literacy Rate - Gandhidham Taluka

Average literacy rate of Gandhidham Taluka in 2011 were 77.92% in which, male and female literacy were 84.91% and 69.9% respectively. Total literate in Gandhidham Taluka were 219,445 of which male and female were 127,713 and 91,732 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gandhidham Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Gandhidham Taluka is 877 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 877 females in Gandhidham Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 902 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 877 ) of Gandhidham Taluka.


Child Population - Gandhidham Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 45,533 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gandhidham Taluka. Out of which 45,533 were male while 45,533 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gandhidham Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 63,217 families under Gandhidham Taluka living in urban areas while 63,217 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 88.1% of total population of Gandhidham Taluka lives in Urban areas while 11.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 38,779 while that in rural region is 6,754.

Total Urban Rural
Population 327,166 288,185 38,981
Children (0 - 6 years) 45,533 38,779 6,754
Schedule Caste 58,783 53,207 5,576
Schedule Tribe 5,963 5,417 546
Literacy 77.92% 79.83% 63.1%
Sex Ratio 877 873 906

Working Population - Gandhidham Taluka

In Gandhidham Taluka out of total population, 117,462 were engaged in work activities. 93.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 117,462 workers engaged in Main Work, 834 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 847 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 109,611 96,091 13,520
Cultivators 834 692 142
Agriculture Labourer 847 655 192
Household Industries 1,463 1,160 303
Other Workers 106,467 93,584 12,883
Marginal Workers 7,851 4,914 2,937
Non Working 209,704 73,338 136,366

Gandhidham Taluka Map


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