Dholka Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Ahmadabad, Gujarat - Census 2011

Dholka is a Municipality + Outgrowth city situated in Dholka taluka of Ahmadabad district. The Dholka city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 16,584 families residing in the Dholka city. The total population of Dholka is 80,945 out of which 41,905 are males and 39,040 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dholka is 932.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dholka city is 9776 which is 12% of the total population. There are 5272 male children and 4504 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dholka is 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (932).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dholka is 82.1%. Thus Dholka has lower literacy rate compared to 85.3% of Ahmadabad district. The male literacy rate is 87.69% and the female literacy rate is 76.23% in Dholka.

Population
80,945
Literacy
82.1%
Sex Ratio
932

Dholka Municipality + Outgrowth has total administration over 16,584 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.

Dholka Municipality + Outgrowth

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

Total Male Female
Children 9,776 5,272 4,504
Literacy 82.1% 76.7% 67.4%
Scheduled Caste 8,337 4,389 3,948
Scheduled Tribe 408 227 181
Illiterate 22,495 9,781 12,714

Caste-wise Population - Dholka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Dholka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 8,337 4,389 3,948
Schedule Tribe 408 227 181

Religion-wise Population - Dholka

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Dholka is 52,687 which is 65.09% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Dholka is 27,684 which is 34.2% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Dholka as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 52,687 (65.09%) 27,609 25,078
Muslim 27,684 (34.2%) 13,978 13,706
Christian 179 (0.22%) 91 88
Sikh 84 (0.1%) 44 40
Buddhist 35 (0.04%) 19 16
Jain 194 (0.24%) 107 87
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 82 (0.1%) 57 25

Literacy Rate - Dholka

The total literacy rate of Dholka was 82.13% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 58,450 literates, males were 32,124 while females were 26,326. Also the male literacy rate was 87.69% and the female literacy rate was 76.23% in Dholka.

  Dholka Gujarat
Female 76.23% 69.68%
Male 87.69% 85.75%
Total 82.13% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Dholka

The Sex Ratio of Dholka is 932. Thus per every 1000 men there were 932 females in Dholka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 932 ) of Dholka.


Child Population - Dholka

According to Census 2011, there were 9,776 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dholka. Out of which 5,272 were male while 4,504 were female.


Working Population - Dholka

In Dholka Municipality + Outgrowth out of total population, 28,936 were engaged in work activities. 84% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 28,936 workers engaged in Main Work, 821 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,951 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 24,295 20,384 3,911
Cultivators 821 782 39
Agriculture Labourer 2,951 2,204 747
Household Industries 2,151 1,562 589
Other Workers 18,372 15,836 2,536
Marginal Workers 4,641 2,789 1,852
Non Working 52,009 18,732 33,277

Dholka Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Dholka is further divided into 13 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 7,071 72.4% 901
2 Ward No - 2 10,396 79.8% 919
3 Ward No - 3 6,447 74.4% 932
4 Ward No - 4 5,380 81.4% 955
5 Ward No - 5 6,269 75.3% 996
6 Ward No - 6 6,580 66.9% 912
7 Ward No - 7 7,325 65.8% 951
8 Ward No - 8 4,442 76.2% 958
9 Ward No - 9 6,384 76.1% 960
10 Ward No - 10 8,051 61.1% 909
11 Ward No - 11 5,368 77.2% 932
12 Ward No - 12 5,818 70.3% 894
13 Ward No - 13 1,414 36.7% 890

Map of Dholka, Ahmadabad, Gujarat


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